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Individual Prizes and Fellowships

Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience

Gerard Prize recipient honored at Neuroscience 2013.

2013 Ralph W. Gerard Prize awardee Carol A. Barnes, PhD with SfN Past President Larry W. Swanson, PhD.

The Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience honors an outstanding scientist who has made significant contributions to neuroscience throughout his or her career.

The highest recognition conferred by SfN, the Gerard Prize is named for Dr. Ralph W. Gerard, a revered neuroscientist who was instrumental in establishing SfN and served as honorary president 1970-1974.

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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Ralph W. Gerard Prize Selection Committee

ChairpersonTerm Ends
William T Newsome III, PhD
Stanford Univ Sch Med
12/31/2014
Members 
Thomas J Carew, PhD
New York University
12/31/2014
Catherine G Dulac, PhD
Harvard Univ
12/31/2014
Frances E Jensen, MD
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
12/31/2016
Eve E Marder, PhD
Volen Center
12/31/2016
John M O'keefe, PhD
Univ Col London
12/31/2017
Marcus E Raichle, MD
Washington Univ Sch Med
12/31/2016
Leslie B. Vosshall, PhD
The Rockefeller University
11/15/2017

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