Sally Temple

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Sally Temple
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Nationality American
Fields neuroscience
Institutions Albany Medical College
Alma mater Cambridge University, University College London, Columbia University
Notable awards MacArthur Fellows Program

Sally Temple is a developmental neuroscientist in Albany, New York. She is a co-founder and the Scientific Director of The Neural Stem Cell Institute and Professor of Neuroscience and Neuropharmacology at Albany Medical College.[1][2]

In 2008, Dr. Temple was awarded the MacArthur Fellowship, a no-strings-attached grant intended to supplement the winner's potential for creativity.[3]


She received education at Cambridge University, University College London, and Columbia University (postdoctoral fellowship).[1]

Dr. Temple is an innovator in the field of stem cells, specifically neural stem cells, which are potentially applicable in cell replacement therapy for ailments like spinal cord injury and neurodegeneration.


  1. ^ a b Neural Stem Cell Institute
  2. ^ AMC
  3. ^ The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. "Meet the 2008 Fellows". Retrieved 2008-09-23.