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.
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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, the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology and the Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Psychiatry. He is a 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.
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Moses V. Chao, Ph.D. is Professor of Cell Biology, Physiology & Neuroscience and Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. He received his BA from Pomona College and PhD from UCLA in biochemistry. His laboratory defined the genes encoding the NGF receptor and his research interests are in defining mechanisms used by trophic factors to change synaptic plasticity. Trophic factors are responsible for neuronal survival, learning and memory, pain, obesity, anxiety and counteracting neurodegeneration. Chao served as Senior Editor for The Journal of Neuroscience for eleven years and is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Boards for the Simons Foundation, Target ALS, and the Pershing Square Foundation. Chao was President of the Society for Neuroscience for 2012. He is a Fellow of the AAAS and a recipient of a Zenith Award, a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award, the Guggenheim Fellowship and the Julius Axelrod Award.
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