The Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene warmly congratulates Ayesha Dhillon-LaBrooy for have being granted with the Dagmar Eißner Sponsorship Prize. The Dagmar Eißner Award, named after the former director of the Clinic and Polyclinic for Nuclear Medicine and first vice president of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Prof. Dr. Dagmar Eißner, is endowed with 3000 Euros and is awarded to young female scientists of the University Medicine Mainz under the age of 35 for outstanding scientific achievements. The prize is awarded for the paper "Ribosome-Targeting Antibiotics Impair T Cell Effector Function and Ameliorate Autoimmunity by Blocking Mitochondrial Protein Synthesis" published in Immunity (Almeida et al, 2021).

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