On October 29, 2010, NARSAD awarded six distinguished scientists for their Outstanding Achievements in mental health research. Dr. Robert C. Malenka from Stanford University received the Goldman-Rakic Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cognitive Neuroscience. The award is named after Patricia Goldman-Rakic, Ph.D., a renowned neuroscientist. You can listen to his award presentation and acceptance speech as he talks about NARSAD and its influence on his work by clicking HERE. You can also watch a video filmed ‘on location’ with Dr. Malenka in his lab and hear him speak about his passion for his work by clicking HERE.

Have a look at the Awards’ evening photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/narsad.

Dr. Malenka at the 2010 NARSAD National Awards Dinner