The Lieber Institute for Brain Development to Honor Founder’s Legacy Through Establishment of …

BALTIMORE, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Lieber Institute for Brain Development (LIBD), an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, announced today a new prize in the field of developmental neuroscience in memory of Constance Lieber, one of the Institute’s founders. The Constance Lieber Prize for Innovation in Developmental Neuroscience will be awarded to an investigator under 55 years of age who has made a transformative contribution in developmental neuroscience with clinical implications.  The award will be recognized every two years, consisting of a $100,000 cash prize. Connie Lieber was a transformative figure in private funding for brain research, establishing and supporting research about developmental brain disorders and demonstrating a deep personal investment in the careers of young scientists. Connie intuitively believed in the developmental origins of psychiatric…


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