Three British scientists win 2016 Brain Prize

A Toronto-based researcher is among three scientists receiving the world’s most valuable Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Prize.

 These are the three scientrists
  • Timothy Bliss British neuroscientist Studying the hippocampus his visiting worker at the Crick Institute in London.
  • Richard Graham Michael Morris, CBE FRS is a British neuroscientist. He is known for developing the Morris water navigation task, one of the currently most-widely used rodent-learning tests, and for his work on the function of the hippocampus.
  • Graham Leon Collingridge FRS is a British neuroscientist and professor at the University of Toronto and at the University of Bristol. He is also a senior investigator at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto

In a offical announcement Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Foundation in Denmarky, it was revealed that Professors Tim Bliss, Graham Collingridge and Richard Morris will share the prize.The criteria of this awarded to scientist of any nationality although, research for which they are nominated must be carried in Europe or in collaboration with European researchers.

Exatra info:
  • The award ceremony will take place in Copenhagen on 1 July, where the prize will be presented by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark. Prize carries – monetary award of Denmark’s one million euro ($1,45,751). Founded in 2011 by the Lundbeck Foundation of Denmark.

So lets do:
  • In Which year European Brain Research Prize founded?
  • Timothy Bliss belongs to which country?

Source – The Hindu

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