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Manu Sharma

Dr. Manu Sharma: Winner of the 2020 Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award in Neuroscience!

Dr. Manu Sharma is the winner of the 2020 Feil Family BMRI Mentor of the Year Award in Neuroscience. The award is based on nominations from the student community, followed by recommendation of a committee composed of the Neuroscience Program Chair, the Program Director, and current Graduate Students. This Award recognizes Dr. Sharma’s mentorship building, scientific training, and communication with graduate students and other mentees.

Anna Orr

Dr. Anna Orr: Winner of the 2021 Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award in Neuroscience!

Anna Orr received the 2021 Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award in Neuroscience from the Weill Cornell Graduate School. The award recognizes a faculty member who has been exemplary in showing their dedication and giving their time to training first-year and second-year students during their early transition into the graduate program.

Virginia Gao

Congratulations! Leon Levy Fellowship in Neuroscience awarded to Virginia Gao

Dr. Virginia Gao from the Burré lab received the Leon Levy Fellowship in Neuroscience. Her proposal, “Mechanisms of α-synuclein mediated pathology in the central and enteric nervous system in Parkinson’s disease,” seeks to understand how biochemical changes in the gut and brain contribute to disease pathogenesis using animal models and human subjects.

Weill Cornell Medicine Helen & Robert Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute 413 E. 69th St. New York, NY 10021