Eric R. Kandel, M.D.

Eric R. Kandel, M.D.
Eric R. Kandel, M.D.

University Professor

Fred Kavli Professor and Director

Kavli Institute for Brain Science

Senior Investigator

Columbia University / Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Scientific Council Member (Joined 1998)

2014 Productive Lives Award

2005, 2000, 1995 Distinguished Investigator Grant

2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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