The Charcot Award is given once every two years to recognise a lifetime of achievement in outstanding research into the understanding or treatment of MS.

The winner of the 2017 award is Professor Per Soelberg Sørensen.

Past winners of the Charcot Award

2015: Professor Giancarlo Comi (Italy)

2013: Professor Stephen Hauser (USA)

2011: Prof Larry Steinman (USA)

2009: Prof John Prineas (Australia)

2007: Prof Alastair Compston (UK)

2005: Prof Hans Lassmann (Austria)

2003: Dr Henry McFarland (USA)

2001: Prof Hartmut Wekerle (Germany)

1999: Prof John Kurtzke (USA)

1995: Prof Donald Paty (Canada)

1993: Dr Byron Waksman (USA)

1991: Prof Ian McDonald (UK)

1988: Dr Yoshigoro Kuroiwa (Japan)

1985: Dr Richard T Johnson (USA)

1983: Dr Leonard T Kurland (USA)

1981: Dr Helmut Bauer (Germany)

1969: Dr Douglas McAlpine (UK)

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