2001 Arrigo Recordati International Prize for Scientific Research
The first ever Arrigo Recordati International Prize for Scientific Research was awarded to Giuseppe Mancia, for his work in the field of hypertension, specifically ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in research and clinical practice, on February 19, 2001 at the Palazzo Marino in Milan, Italy.
The event Chairperson was Salvatore Carrubba, the City Councilor for Cultural Affairs for the City of Milan, who oversaw the gala ceremony inviting Gabriele Albertini, the Mayor of Milan, and Giovanni Recordati, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Recordati Industria Chimica e Farmaceutica, to give the welcoming address.
A speech in honor of the award's namesake Arrigo Recordati, was given by Marco Vitale, who is a Member of the Board of Directors of Recordati Industria Chimica e Farmaceutica. Following his comments The Prize was officially presented by James W. Black, the President of the Prize Jury, and Gabriele Albertini, the Mayor of Milan.