Many congratulations go to Renaissance Skin's Sebestian Kroupa, who has been awarded with The Fondazione Comel - Institutio Santoriana and the Centre for the Study of Medicine and the Body in the Renaissance (CSMBR)'s Santorio Award for Excellence in Research. Sebestian has received the award for his PhD thesis Georg Joseph Kamel (1661–1706): A Jesuit Pharmacist at the Frontiers of Colonial Empires.
The Santorio Award is a scheme designed to support scholarly excellence in intellectual history and to promote the best PhD theses in the history of medicine and science with a clear focus on Europe, throughout the period 500-1800.
2020 Award winners:
Sebestian Kroupa (University of Cambridge) with the thesis: Georg Joseph Kamel (1661–1706): A Jesuit Pharmacist at the Frontiers of Colonial Empires
Matteo Pace (Columbia University) with the thesis: Of Poets and Physicians: Medical and Scientific Thought from the Sicilian School to Dante (1230-1300)
For further information about the Santorio Award, please visit: https://csmbr.fondazionecomel.org/santorio-award/