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Congratulations to Professor Giovanna Mallucci

The Potamkin family, in partnership with the American Academy ofNeurology(AAN) and American Brain Foundation (ABF), would like to congratulate Kenneth Kosik, MA, MD, and Giovanna Mallucci, MD, PhD this year's recipients of The Potamkin Prize.

Giovanna Mallucci, MD, PhD is the van Geest Professor of Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge, UK and the Center Director of the UK Dementia Research Institute at Cambridge and Kenneth Kosik, MA, MD is the Harriman Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and

"I am delighted and deeply honored to receive the 2021 Potamkin Prize. It is a tremendous endorsement of my lab's mission to discover ways to treat these currently incurable diseases – that touch so many of our lives – by targeting common dysregulated pathways. My sincere thanks to the Potamkin family." Giovanna Mallucci, MD, PhD).

The Potamkin Prize selection committee said that they chose to award the Prize to two recipients this year based on their equally compelling research and accomplishments.

The Potamkin Prize recognizes the achievements of scientific researchers who advance the diagnosis, management, and search for a cure for Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and related brain degenerative diseases. The award consists of $100,000, an emblematic medallion, and opportunities to share their research and findings. Read more about the prize here.

Further coverage at UKDRI and here.

Sincere congratulations Giovanna on a tremendous achievement! 

Posted on 16/04/2021

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