The Academy Awards, the Golden Globes, the Emmy’s and…the NARSAD Outstanding Achievement Awards!

Dr. Malenka at the 2010 NARSAD National Awards Dinner
Dr. Malenka at the 2010 NARSAD National Awards Dinner

On October 29, 2010, NARSAD awarded six distinguished scientists for their Outstanding Achievements in mental health research. Dr. Robert C. Malenka from Stanford University received the Goldman-Rakic Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cognitive Neuroscience. The award is named after Patricia Goldman-Rakic, Ph.D., a renowned neuroscientist. You can listen to his award presentation and acceptance speech as he talks about NARSAD and its influence on his work by clicking HERE. You can also watch a video filmed ‘on location’ with Dr. Malenka in his lab and hear him speak about his passion for his work.

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