UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


Professor Maguire awarded Kemali prize

13 June 2011

Congratulations to Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging’s Professor Eleanor Maguire who is the recipient of the Eighth International Prize of the Dargut and Milena Kemali Foundation for Basic and Clinical Neurosciences, for innovative contributions to understanding human memory. The Kemali Prize (25,000 Euro) will be awarded at the Congress of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies, FENS FORUM 2012, to be held in Barcelona, Spain (July 14 - 18, 2012), where the prize winner will also deliver the Kemali Lecture.

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Upon hearing the news, Professor Maguire commented, “I am amazed and very honoured to receive this award. I thank the Kemali Foundation for their endorsement of our work on human memory.  I look forward to delivering the Kemali Lecture next year at FENS Barcelona.”

Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging director, Professor Ray Dolan said “Eleanor Maguire has made some of the most significant discoveries in human memory and this prize is justly deserved in recognition of her outstanding work.”