Awards & Honors

Funding Opportunity 2012 NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards

Letters of Intent due by December 30, 2011 Announcing a funding opportunity for the NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards: For junior investigators wishing to “skip the post-doc” and immediately begin independent research Eligible candidates must be within one year of receipt of terminal research degree or completion of clinical residency More

Brenda Milner Awarded Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

APS Fellow and Charter Member Brenda Milner, the Dorothy J. Killam Professor at McGill University’s Montreal Neurological Institute will be honored with the Pearl Meister Greengard Prize Thursday, November 3, 2011 for her work in the field of cognitive neuroscience. The Pearl Meister Greengard Prize was founded by Nobel laureate More

The 2011 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize: Honoring Dr. Brenda Milner for her pioneering work in cognitive neuroscience

Scientific American: Tragic it is when a young mother never gets to meet her newborn child; however, it is also awe-inspiring to see a victim of this circumstance rise above and honor his mother’s sacrifice.  On December 11th, 1925, the complications surrounding Paul Greengard’s birth resulted in the death of More