THE EMET PRIZE FOR ART, SCIENCE AND CULTURE
Prof. Emeritus Moussa Youdim wins the 2010 EMET Prize for Brain Science in the category of Life Sciences.
The EMET Prize is an annual award given for excellence in academic and professional achievements that have far reaching influence and significant contribution to society. The Prizes, that total $1 million, are sponsored by the A.M.N. Foundation for the Advancement of Science, Art and Culture in Israel , under the auspices of and in cooperation with the Prime Minister of Israel.
Youdim joined the Technion’s Rappaport Faculty of Medicine to chair the Department of Pharmacology from its inception in 1977, and held this position until 1994. Prof. Youdim is currently Director of the Eve Topf and US National Parkinson Foundation Centers of Excellence for Neurodegenerative Diseases Research and Teaching.