Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience

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Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience
Awarded forHonors an outstanding scientist who has made significant contributions to neuroscience throughout his or her career
LocationWashington, D.C.
Presented bySociety for Neuroscience
Reward(s)US$25,000
First awarded1978
Websiteweb.sfn.org/SfN/Awards-and-Funding/Individual-Prizes-and-Fellowships/Outstanding-Research-and-Career-Awards/Ralph-W-Gerard-Prize-in-Neuroscience

The Award Ralph W. Gerard of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is an award in neuroscience awarded annually since 1978 for Lifetime Achievement.[1] It is the highest recognition conferred by the SfN. As of 2018, the prize winner receives US$25,000.[2]

It is named in memory of the American neurophysiologist Ralph Waldo Gerard (1900-1974),[3] a founder and honorary president of the Society for Neuroscience and a professor at the University of Chicago , the University of Michigan and the University of California at Irvine. Gerard was known for his work on the nervous system, psychopharmacology, and biological basis of schizophrenia.[4]

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  3. ^ "Ralph Waldo Gerard Dies at 73; Tied Schizophrenia to Chemistry". Retrieved 2018-11-06.
  4. ^ Online Archive of California, Guide to the Ralph Waldo Gerard Papers, 2006
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  12. ^ "Nicoll Receives Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience". UC San Francisco. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
  13. ^ "Story Landis receives Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience". EurekAlert!. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
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  15. ^ Society for Neuroscience (8 November 2016). "Ben Barres and Thomas Jessell Receive the Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience". sfn.org. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  16. ^ "Thomas M. Jessell Wins Top Prize from the Society for Neuroscience". zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
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  18. ^ "Mary E. Hatten Awarded the Distinguished Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience". Retrieved 2018-11-06.
  19. ^ "Mary E. Hatten honored with the Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience - News". News. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
  20. ^ "Society for Neuroscience confers Rodolfo Llinás the Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience". EurekAlert!. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
  21. ^ "Society for Neuroscience Confers Rodolfo Llinás the Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience". Retrieved 2018-11-06.

External links[edit]

  • Society for Neuroscience [1]