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Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D. - brain & behavior research expert on depression
May 15, 2014

Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D., of Harvard Medical School received the Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation in 2013. Learn more about the Outstanding Achievement Prizes at:



Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D.
Scientific Council Member
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

TAGS: Depression
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