Johns Hopkins neuroscientist Richard Huganir elected president of Society for Neuroscience

By Hub staff report / Published July 5, 2016 Image caption: Richard Huganir Johns Hopkins neuroscientist Richard Huganir has been appointed the next president of the Society for Neuroscience, a 38,000-member professional society for researchers who focus on the brain and nervous system. His term will run from 2017 to 2018. Huganir directs the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute. “Rick is a highly respected leader nationally and internationally, and his work has had great impact,” says Landon King, the executive vice dean and a professor of medicine at the School of Medicine. “I have no doubt he’ll contribute even more in this new role.” Huganir’s research at Johns Hopkins focuses on the molecular mechanisms that…


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