Ted Abel

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Edwin "Ted" G. Abel[1] is an American neuroscientist, currently the Director of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute at University of Iowa and previously the Brush Family Professor of Biology at University of Pennsylvania.[2]

Abel obtained his doctorate in biochemistry and molecular biology from Harvard University, after working there under mentorship from Tom Maniatis. He then became a postdoc under mentorship of Eric Kandel at Columbia University.[3]

Abel is an Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science[4] and editor-in-chief of Neurobiology of Learning and Memory.[5]


  1. ^ "Abel, Edwin (Ted) G." University of Pennsylvania. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  2. ^ Molly Rossiter (August 4, 2016). "Abel to lead Iowa Neuroscience Institute". University of Iowa. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  3. ^ "Ted Abel, Ph.D." Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  4. ^ "Ted Abel elected AAAS Fellow". University of Pennsylvania. December 7, 2012. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  5. ^ "Dr. Ted Abel named as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Neurobiology of Learning and Memory". University of Pennsylvania. July 1, 2012. Retrieved September 29, 2019.

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