Tuesday, June 10, 2014
2014 Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in the Neurosciences Announced
The Simons Foundation and the Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Fund have announced the 12 recipients of the 2014 Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in the Neurosciences.
Previously known as the Klingenstein Fellowship Awards in the Neurosciences, this year’s awards are the first from this joint project of the Klingenstein Fund and the Simons Foundation. The awards are among the nation’s oldest and most illustrious fellowships for young investigators in neuroscience research. Winners each receive $75,000 a year for three years.
Aimed at advancing cutting-edge investigations, the awards are presented to highly promising early-career scientists. At this critical juncture in young investigators’ careers, when obtaining funding can be a challenge, the fellowship awards promote higher-risk, and potentially higher-reward, projects...