Garret Stuber, PhD, Named Co-Recipient of the Waletzky Award

The Jacob P. Waletzky Award is given to a young scientist (within 15 years of his/her PhD or MD degree) whose independent research has led to significant conceptual and empirical contributions to the understanding of drug addiction.

Garret Stuber, PhD, Named Co-Recipient of the Waletzky Award click to enlarge Garret Stuber, PhD

Garret Stuber, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and cell biology & physiology in the UNC School of Medicine and a member of the UNC Neuroscience Center, has been named a co-recipient of  the Jacob P. Waletzky Award, which is given by the Society for Neuroscience.  

Supported by the Waletzky Award Prize Fund and the Waletzky Family, this $25,000 award recognizes young scientists who have conducted or plan to conduct independent research leading to significant conceptual and empirical contributions to the understanding of drug addiction. Scientists eligible for this award must have conducted or an established plan to conduct independent research within 15 years of receiving their PhD or MD degree.

The award will be presented at Neuroscience 2017, SfN’s annual meeting and the world’s largest source of emerging news about brain science and health. The other co-recipient is  Karen Ersche, PhD, of Cambridge University in England.

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