The Pritzker Consortium is reviewed periodically by a Board of Scientific Advisors that evaluates its structure and infrastructure, its scientific accomplishments and its future plans. The board is comprised of world-class scientists who bring academic, translational and business perspectives to this evaluation.
Floyd E. Bloom, M.D. is Professor Emeritus, Molecular and Integrative Neuroscience Department at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla. He earned his B.A. from Southern Methodist University and his M.D. from the Washington University School of Medicine. He is the past chairman of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and former editor-in-chief of the journal Science. He has been the recipient of numerous prizes for his contributions to science, including the Janssen Award in the Basic Sciences and the Pasarow Award in Neuropsychiatry. He has been named a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences.
Ned Kalin, M.D. is Hedberg Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He earned his B.S. from Penn State University and his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College. He is the Director of the HealthEmotions Research Institute and the Co-Editor-in-chief of the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology. He is the past president of the Society of Biological Psychiatry. He is a member of the Council on Research, American Psychiatric Association, the National Academy of Medicine and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has been the recipient of numerous prizes for his contributions to science including the Anna-Monika Prize, from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
Bruce McEwen, Ph.D. is the Alfred E. Mirsky Professor at Rockefeller University. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from Oberlin College and his Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Rockefeller University. He was a United States Public Health Service Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Neurobiology in Göteborg, Sweden. He is a past president of the Society for Neuroscience. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. He has received the Gold Medal award from the Society for Biological Psychiatry, the Pasarow Award in Neuropsychiatry, the Goldman-Rakic Prize for Cognitive Neuroscience from NARSAD, the Karl Spencer Lashley Award from the American Philosophical Society and the Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience from the McGovern Institute.