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Kavli Prize awarded to Pasko Rakic, pioneering Yale neuroscientist
Date:5/28/2008

Royal Society, the UKs academy of science, said: The Kavli Prizes highlight three challenging and important fields of research. The choice of winners highlights the international character of modern science, and illustrates that many major advances depends on cooperative and group efforts rather than single individuals.

Rakic was born in Yugoslavia where he studied medicine at the University of Belgrade, and initially worked as a neurosurgeon. His research career began in 1962, with a fellowship at Harvard University. His work transformed the field of neuroscience from one of static description of the location of neurons at different stages of development to one that reflected the process of development. Rakic often collaborated with his wife, Patricia Goldman-Rakic, a renowned neurobiologist in her own right, until her untimely death in 2003.

At Yale, Rakic is the Duberg Professor of Neurobiology and Neurology, chair of the Department of Neurobiology, and director of the Kavli Institute of Neuroscience. Among his numerous honors, he is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. A profile of Rakic that appeared in Nature Medicine is available http://rakiclab.med.yale.edu/publications/RakicNatureProfile.pdf. Here he discusses his work.


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Contact: Janet Rettig Emanuel
janet.emanuel@yale.edu
203-432-2157
Yale University
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