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NRS Swierenga Medal

The NRS Swierenga Medal is awarded by the Professor dr. Jaap Swierenga Foundation under the auspices of the NRS. The medal is awarded to a highly esteemed individual who is active in the area of respiratory diseases in the broadest sense. This may pertain to a great merit in diagnosis and/or treatment and/or science and research, and/or special societal merit in respiratory diseases.

The call for 2024 applications is open. Application deadline 1 April 2024.

Application and Nomination Guidelines 2024

Swierenga Medal 2023

The prestigious NRS Swierenga Medal Award 2023 went to Professor Pieter Hiemstra, Professor of Respiratory Cell Biology and Immunology at Leiden University Medical Center.

Swierenga Medal 2023