Three British scientists win Brain Prize dubbed ‘Nobel for neuroscience’ for their work into how …

  Professors Tim Bliss, Graham Collingridge and Richard Morris are the first UK scientists to be awarded the Brain Prize and receive the €1 million prizeResearch shows how nerve connections are strengthened by stimulationProcess called long-term potentiation (LTP) helps us learn and rememberBy Sarah Griffiths for MailOnline Published: 14:00, 1 March 2016 | Updated: 14:57, 1 March 2016 A trio of British researchers has received one of the world’s most coveted science prizes for work that uncovered the foundation of memory.Professors Tim Bliss, Graham Collingridge and Richard Morris are the first UK scientists to share the Brain Prize, regarded as the ‘Nobel’ of neuroscience and will split the substantial prize of €1 million (£780,300) equally.Each member of the trio made groundbreaking advances shedding light on the way nerve connections, or synapses in the hippocampus…


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