Salk Institute Medals Awarded to Pioneering Neuroscience and Cancer Researchers

Previous Article Add to Favorites Contact Information <!– –>Available for logged-in reporters only<!– –> Newswise — LA JOLLA, CA-The Salk Institute awarded two American scientists with its prestigious Medal for Research Excellence, a distinction that has only been bestowed twice before in the Institute’s 55-year history. The honorees, who received their awards April 13, independently addressed the Salk community in presentations prior to an awards reception.Neuroscientist Solomon Snyder of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and cancer biologist Robert Weinberg, a founding member of the MIT-affiliated Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, were awarded the Salk Institute Medal for Research Excellence.“Sol Snyder’s seminal contributions to the field of neuroscience continue to fuel research today, while Robert Weinberg’s work has changed the world’s understanding of cancer,” says Elizabeth Blackburn, president of the…


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