Individual Prizes and Fellowships

Jacob P. Waletzky Award

Jacob Waletzky Award recipient at Neuroscience 2013

2013 Jacob P. Waletzky Award recipient Rita Z. Goldstein, PhD and SfN Past President Larry W. Swanson, PhD.

The Jacob P. Waletzky Award, supported by The Waletzky Family, honors a scientist who has conducted research or plans to conduct research in the area of substance abuse and the brain and nervous system.

Recipients receive a $25,000 prize and complimentary registration, transportation (economy air or ground), and two nights hotel accommodations for the SfN annual meeting. The SfN president presents the prize at a lecture at the meeting.

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Jacob P. Waletzky Award Selection Committee

ChairpersonTerm Ends
Daniel H Geschwind, PhD, MD
UCLA
12/31/2016
Members 
Anna Rose Childress, PhD
Univ PENN Perelman Sch Med
12/31/2016
Rita Goldstein, PhD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
12/31/2017
J David Jentsch, PhD
Univ Calif, Los Angeles
12/31/2017
Yavin Shaham, PhD
IRP/NIDA/NIH
12/31/2016
Jeremy P Waletzky, MD
10/30/2020

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