Milan, La Scala Theatre
8 November 2023 | 9-15 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

The Prize


The Topic

Life Science

The Jury

15 top scientists

The Selection

International Applications

The "Lombardy is research" International Award 2023 edition of the Lombardy Region,  the recognition of 1 million euros for research, discoveries and inventions relevant and of social impact in the Life Science field, for this sixth edition has the theme "Innovative models of care, therapy and prevention".


The evaluation of the applications is entrusted to an international Jury, made up of 15 top scientists selected from those with the highest H-index in each of the most relevant areas for the theme "Innovative models of care, therapy, prevention". 

The Jury

15 members identified through the areas of the Scopus system.

  • 4 Biomedical Resaerch

  • 4 Clinical Medicine 

  • 1 Public Health & Health Services

  • 3 Bioinformatics,
    Genetics Molecular Biology

  • 3 Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering


Cantley C. Lewis

Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School


Marco Bianchi

Professor of Molecular Biology, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University


Bruno Dellapiccola

Scientific Director, IRCCS Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù


Paolo Bernardi

Full Professor of General Pathology, University of Padua


Virginia M.Y. Lee

Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, University of Pennsylvania


Giuseppe Remuzzi

Director, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research


Giuseppe Mancia

Emeritus Professor, University of Milano-Bicocca

Antonio Colombo

Full Professor of Cardiology, Humanitas Research Hospital


Barbara Riegel

Professor, School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania


Dorret I.Boomsma

Full Professor, Department of Biological Psychology at the Vrije Universiteit


Rosario Rizzuto

Full Professor of General and Molecular Pathology, University of Padua


Andrea Ballabio

Full Professor of Medical Genetics, University of Naples Federico II


María Vallet-Regí

Full Professor, Department of Chemistry in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Universidad Complutense de Madrid


Milena Fini

Scientific Director, IRCCS Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute


Fabio Babiloni

Full Professor of Physiology, Sapienza University of Rome

The event in 2023

On November 8, 2023, the sixth edition of the Research Day of Lombardy Region in memory of Umberto Veronesi will take place.

The event will be held at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, starting at 9:15 AM.

The detailed program of the Day will be available soon, and it will be possible to proceed with reservations.