Harvard’s Christopher Walsh wins Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize

IMAGE: This is Christopher Walsh, M.D., Ph.D. view more Credit: Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital CHAPEL HILL, NC – The UNC School of Medicine has awarded the 16th Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize to Christopher A. Walsh, MD, PhD, Chief of the Division of Genetics and Genomics at Boston Children’s Hospital and Bullard Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at Harvard Medical School, for the “discovery of genes and mechanisms regulating human cortical development.” Walsh will visit Chapel Hill April 8 to receive the prize – a $20,000 cash award – and give a lecture on his work at 3 p.m. in room G202 in the Medical Biomolecular Research Building (MBRB), with a reception to follow. “Dr. Walsh’s study of genetic mutations and gene functions associated with abnormal brain development has provided…


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