Congratulations to the BBRF Ruane Prize Recipient!

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation’s Scientific Council has selected Joan L. Luby, M.D. of Washington University School of Medicine as the winner of the Ruane Prize for Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Research.

Covey and Luby to receive university recognition for work

Joan Luby will receive Washington University in St. Louis’ 2020 faculty achievement awards, and Douglas F. Covey, the Andrew C. and Barbara B. Taylor Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine, will receive the Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Barch elected to head AAAS psychology section

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected Deanna Barch the chair-elect of its Section on Psychology, one of 24 specialized AAAS sections.

Adam Kepecs, PhD named BJC investigator

Adam Kepecs, PhD, recognized internationally for his research on neural circuits responsible for cognition and decision-making, has been named a BJC Investigator and a professor of neuroscience and psychiatry.

Cicero receives Pioneer Award

Theodore J. Cicero, PhD, is the 2018 recipient of the Pioneer Award from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (NCADA).