Place of Ceremony: Chancellor’s Building
Host Institution: Australian National University
Host Country: Canberra, Australia
The Australian National University in Canberra, Australia acted as host to recognise Prof. Albert Fleckenstein for his work in the field of cardiovascular physiology, specifically his pioneering investigations of transmembrane calcium channels in heart and vascular smooth muscle fibres, led him to discover the new pharmacological family of “calcium antagonists”. He received the Albert Einstein World Award of Science in this occasion.