Thambisetty Wins 2016 Geschwind Prize
Dr. Madhav Thambisetty of NIA’s Intramural Research Program in Baltimore has been awarded the 2016 Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral Neurology by the American Academy of Neurology. The academy presented the award Apr. 19 in Vancouver at its annual meeting.
Thambisetty was recognized for his outstanding achievements in behavioral neurology research. Chief of the unit of clinical and translational neuroscience in NIA’s Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience, he explores disease mechanisms that operate in Alzheimer’s disease and seeks to identify novel biomarkers predictive of the disease prior to the onset of clinical symptoms. He has been at NIA since 2007.
In addition to his research, Thambisetty is a practicing neurologist, evaluating and caring for patients with memory disorders at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center.