Fred H. Gage, Salk Institute, USA
Fred H. Gage, Ph.D. received his Ph.D. in 1976 from The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Gage’s work concentrates on the unexpected plasticity and adaptability of the adult central nervous and its relationship with adult neurogenesis as well as on modeling neurological diseases using stem cells. He has won numerous prizes and awards for his work including the IPSEN Prize for Neuroplasticity, the Charles A. Dana Award, Metropolitan Life Research Award and the Keio Medical Science Prize. He serves on many health related boards, and was President of the Society for Neuroscience and of the International Society for Stem Cell Research. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine, a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an Associate Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization, a member of the American Philosophical Society, and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
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