The Crafoord Prize in astronomy and mathematics, biosciences, geosciences or polyarthritis research is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences annually according to a rotating scheme. The prize sum of SEK 4 million makes the Crafoord one of the world´s largest scientific prizes.
The Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis 2013
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis 2013 to
Peter K. Gregersen, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY, USA,
Lars Klareskog, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden and
Robert J. Winchester, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
"for their discoveries concerning the role of different genetic factors and their interactions with environmental factors in the pathogenesis, diagnosis and clinical management of rheumatoid arthritis"