MCS-ICS  Medicinal Chemistry Section of the Israel Chemical Society  

MCS Awards and Prizes

The Barry Cohen Award:

This year's recipient of the Barry Cohen Award is Prof. Daniel Rauh from the Technical University of Dortmund (Germany)

This international prize, which is awarded annually by the MCS-ICS, became possible thanks to an endowment fund donated by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in memory of Mr. Abraham (Barry) Cohen, a longstanding member of Teva's Board of Directors, who greatly contributed to the development of the company over more than 20 years, and passed away in 2012.

Former award recipients include:
Prof. Barry Trost (Stanford U.)
Prof. Paul A. Wender (Stanford U.)
Prof. Richard B. Silverman (Northwestern U.)
Prof. Brian K. Schoichet (UCSF)
Prof. Matthew D. Disney (Scripps)
Prof. Peter Seberger (Max Planck)

The NCK Prize:

 This year's recipient of the NCK prize is Prof. Timor Baasov from the Technion.

NCK ( is a Danish research and drug-development company (founded in 1956) that is focused on organic chemistry syntheses at various synthetic scales.
Together with the ICS, the NCK prize will be given in alternating years to a young and to a well-established medicinal chemist, respectively.

Former award recipient/s include:
Prof. David Margulies (WIS)