MIT's McGovern InstituteTo Present 2005 Edward M. Scolnick Prize In Neuroscience To Dr. Judith Rapoport -- Public Lecture To Be Followed By Presentation Dinner

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 1, 2005--Dr. Robert Desimone, Director of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, announced today that the Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience, an annual award recognizing an outstanding discovery or significant advance in the field of neuroscience, will be presented to Dr. Judith L. Rapoport, Chief of the Child Psychiatry Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health on April 14, 2005. As part of the day's activities, Dr. Rapoport will present a public lecture on the MIT Campus from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. The lecture will be hosted by the McGovern Institute and is free and open to the public. The address will be followed by a private dinner event and official award presentation ceremony.

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