Rainer Gross Award 2016

In 2016 the 4th Rainer Gross Prize was awarded during the Micronutrient Forum on “Positioning Women’s Nutrition at the center of Sustainable development”, held in Cancún, Mexico.

photo-rgp2The winner was Dr. Saurabh Mehta of Cornell University, New York, who received the prize for the “Cornell- NutriPhone”. http://insight.cornell.edu/nutriphone/

This is a smartphone platform for photometric quantification of biomarkers to identify the nutritional and inflammatory status independent of the patients’ location.

Dr. Ursula Gross, widow of the late Rainer Gross, presented the prize to Dr. Saurabh Mehta.

Publication in the Food and Nutrition Bulletin: A Laboratory in Your Pocket: Enabling Precision Nutrition


The winner Dr. Saurabh Mehta with Dr. Ursula Gross and Professor Klaus Schümann.