NYSCF – Robertson Investigator Named 2015 Blavatnik National Laureate in Life Sciences


NYSCF – Robertson Neuroscience Investigator Dr. Edward Chang, University of California, San Francisco, has been named a 2015 Blavatnik National Laureate in Life Sciences for his pioneering work establishing the neural code for human language processing. Dr. Chang’s work focuses on how the brain allows us to see and hear.

Winners of the Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists represent an elite group of young researchers in the life science, physical science, and engineering disciplines. The awards celebrate current achievements and recognize the immense potential of these young researchers in their chosen fields. Each of the three 2015 Laureates will receive a $250,000 prize – the largest unrestricted prize for young researchers – given by the Blavatnik Family Foundation and administered by the New York Academy of Sciences.


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Read Dr. Chang’s profile on the Blavatnik Awards website >>

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