Klerman & Freedman Prizes

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KlermanThe Klerman Prize for Exceptional Clinical Research

An honorary distinction for exceptional clinical research established in 1994, by Myrna Weissman, Ph.D., in memory of her husband, Gerald L. Klerman, M.D.  A cash prize of $1,000 is given. An awards ceremony is held in New York City in July.

The Klerman Prize was established in 1994 by Myrna Weissman, Ph.D., in memory of her husband, Gerald Klerman, M.D., to honor exceptional achievements in clinical research by the NARSAD Young Investigators. Dr. Klerman's distinguished career included innovative research in depression, outstanding teaching and mentoring, with research leadership at Yale University, Harvard Medical School and Cornell University. The Klerman Prize Committee is comprised of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council members with expertise in clinical research. Each year, the committee selects the winner(s) and honorable mention(s) in the spring, and the honorees are subsequently invited to attend an awards ceremony in New York City in July.

Congratulations to our 2013 Klerman Prize winner:

James C. McPartland, Ph.D. Yale University, Expert on Autism

James McPartland, Ph.D.
Yale University

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Daniel X. Freedman, M.D.The Freedman Prize for Exceptional Basic Research

An honorary distinction for exceptional basic research established in 1998 to honor , a pioneer in biological psychiatry. A cash prize of $1,000 is given. An awards ceremony is held in New York City in July.

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Board of Directors established the Freedman Prize in 1998 to honor the memory of a pioneer in biological psychiatry, Daniel X. Freedman, M.D. The Freedman Prize is presented to the NARSAD Young Investigators who have distinguished themselves through exceptional basic science research. The Freedman Prize Committee is comprised of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council members with expertise in basic research. Each year, the committee selects the winner(s) and honorable mention(s) in the spring, and the honorees are subsequently invited to attend an awards ceremony in New York City in July.

Congratulations to our 2013 Freedman Prizewinner:

Garret Stuber, of North Carolina School of Medicine

Garret D. Stuber, Ph.D.
North Carolina School of Medicine

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