British scientists awarded world’s biggest neuroscience prize for work on memory

Professor Richard Morris and Professor Tim Bliss, two of the three British scientists who have been awarded the Brain Prize. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Three British scientists have scooped the largest prize for neuroscience in the world, sharing a €1 million award for their work on memory. In an announcement from the Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Foundation in Denmark on Tuesday, it was revealed that Professors Tim Bliss, Graham Collingridge and Richard Morris will share the prize. The trio have won the award, dubbed the Brain Prize, for their seminal work on understanding what happens in the brain when we make, and lose, memories. While British researchers have shared the prize in previous years, this is the first time an all British line-up has won the award. Related: How the…


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