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Nobel Prize in medicine 2014

06 Oct 2014 - 10h15 | By INSERM PRESS OFFICE | France | International

The Nobel Prize of physiology or medicine 2014 is awarded to John O’Keefe,  May-Britt and Edvard I. Moser for their work about for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.

May-Britt’s work, conducted with Edvard Moser as a long-term collaborator, includes the discovery of grid cells in the entorhinal cortex, as well as several additional space-representing cell types in the same circuit.

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Michel Thiebaut de Schotten
Inserm researcher
UMRS 975 Centre de recherche en neurosciences de la Pitié Salpêtrière (Inserm/UPMC/CNRS) Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle (ICM)
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Etienne Hirsch
Director of the”Neurosciences” Institute at Inserm
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Pr. Francis Eustache
Director of Inserm Unit -EPHE-UCBN U1077 “Neuropsychologie et neuroanatomie fonctionnelle de la mémoire humaine”
Laboratoire de Neuropsychologie
CHU Côte de Nacre – CS 30001 F-14033  Caen Cedex
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eustache-f@chu-caen.fr

Stanislas Dehaene
Inserm Unit 992 Neuroimagerie cognitive – Equipe Neuroimagerie des fonctions cognitives
stanislas.dehaene@cea.fr

 

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