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The Brain Prize (англ. Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Prize) — научная награда фонда датской фармацевтической компании Lundbeck[en]. Вручается ежегодно с 2011 года в области нейробиологии за научные исследования, проведенные в Европе. Она заменила премию Nordic Research Prize, вручавшуюся этим фондом в 1987—2010 годах[1]. Наградой является 1 миллион евро. Церемония награждения проводится в Копенгагене[2]. Лауреаты приглашаются стать членами академии The Brain Prize Academy[3].

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Год Лауреаты Обоснование награды
2011 Peter Somogyi[en]
Tamás Freund[hu]
György Buzsáki[en]
«For their wide-ranging, technically and conceptually brilliant research on the functional organization of neuronal circuits in the cerebral cortex, especially in the hippo¬campus, a region that is crucial for certain forms of memory»
2012 Christine Petit[en]
Karen Steel[en]
«For their unique, world-leading contributions to our understanding of the genetic regulation of the development and functioning of the ear, and for elucidating the causes of many of the hundreds of inherited forms of deafness»
2013 Ernst Bamberg[de]
Эдвард Бойден
Карл Дейссерот
Peter Hegemann[en]
Gero Miesenböck[en]
Georg Nagel[de]
«For their invention and refinement of optogenetics. This revolutionary technique allows genetically specified populations of neurons to be turned on or off with light, offering not only the ability to elucidate the characteristics of normal and abnormal neural circuitry but also new approaches to treatment of brain disorders»
2014 Джакомо Риццолатти
Станислас Деан
Trevor Robbins[en]
«For their pioneering research on higher brain mechanisms underpinning such complex human functions as literacy, numeracy, motivated behaviour and social cognition, and for their efforts to understand cognitive and behavioural disorders»
2015 Винфрид Денк
Arthur Konnerth[de]
Karel Svoboda[en]
David W. Tank[en]
«For invention, refinement and use of two-photon microscopy to provide detailed, dynamic images of activity in individual nerve cells, dendrites and synapses, thereby transforming the study of development, plasticity and functional circuitry of the brain»
2016 Timothy Bliss[en]
Graham Collingridge[en]
Richard G. Morris[en][4]
«For their ground-breaking research on the cellular and molecular basis of Long-Term Potentiation and the demonstration that this form of synaptic plasticity underpins spatial memory and learning»
2017 Peter Dayan[en]
Ray Dolan
Wolfram Schultz[5]
«For their multidisciplinary analysis of brain mechanisms that link learning to reward, which has far-reaching implications for the understanding of human behaviour, including disorders of decision-making in conditions such as gambling, drug addiction, compulsive behaviour and schizophrenia»

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