CURRENT & PAST METLIFE FOUNDATION AWARD WINNERS

In 2016, winners received institutional and personal awards totalling $350,000.

This year, MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease honored the four extraordinary researchers.

Guojun Bu, PhD -- Major Award for Medical Research

Mary Lowell Leary Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida

Miia Kivipelto, MD, PhD- Major Award for Medical Research

Professor of Clinical Geriatric Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden


John Cirrito, PhD- Promising Investigator Award

Associate Professor of Neurology, Washington University of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri


Inna Slutsky, PhD- Promising Investigator Award

Associate Professor, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel


 

About the Winners

Learn more about their research in the Awards Program journal, here.


Past Winners

View the complete list of Past Winners and Summaries of their Work.

2010s

2015

  • Randall Bateman, MD
  • Christian Haass, PhD

2014

  • Mathias Jucker, PhD
  • Lary C. Walker, PhD
  • Riqiang Yan, PhD
  • Jie Shen, PhD

2013

  • Yueming Li, PhD
  • Lennart Mucke, MD

2012

  • Christine Van Broeckhoven, PhD, DSc
  • Clifford R. Jack, Jr., MD

2010

  • Randy L. Buckner, PhD
  • Marcus E. Raichle, MD

2000s

2009

  • Todd E. Golde, MD, PhD
  • Edward H. Koo, MD
  • Eckhard Mandelkow, PhD
  • Eva-Maria Mandelkow, PhD

2008

  • Takeshi Iwatsubo, MD
  • Michael S. Wolfe, PhD

2007

  • Bart DeStrooper, MD, PhD
  • Robert Vassar, PhD
  • Philip C. Wong, PhD

2006

  • David M. Holtzman, MD
  • Berislav V. Zlokovic, MD, PhD

2005

  • Karen Hsiao Ashe, MD, PhD

2004

  • William E. Klunk, MD, PhD
  • Chester A. Mathis, PhD
  • John C. Morris, MD
  • Ronald C. Petersen, MD, PhD

2003

  • Roberto Malinow, MD, PhD
  • Thomas C. Südhof, MD

2002

  • Bruce A. Yankner, MD, PhD

2001

  • Fred H. Gage, PhD
  • Bradley T. Hyman, MD, PhD

2000

  • Dennis W. Dickson, MD
  • Michael L. Hutton, PhD

1990s

1999

  • Mortimer Mishkin, PhD
  • Larry R. Squire, PhD
  • Douglas C. Wallace, PhD

1998

  • Paul Greengard, PhD

1997

  • Sangram S. Sisodia, PhD
  • Steven G. Younkin, MD, PhD

1996

  • Brenda Milner, Sc.D.
  • Michel Goedert, MD, PhD
  • Yasuo Ihara, MD
  • Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD
  • John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD

1995

  • Gerard D. Schellenberg, PhD
  • Thomas D. Bird, MD
  • Ellen M. Wijsman, PhD
  • Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD

1994

  • John Hardy, PhD
  • Alison Goate, D.Phil.
  • Robert W. Mahley, MD, PhD
  • Karl H. Weisgraber, PhD

1993

  • Blas Frangione, MD, PhD
  • Allen D. Roses, MD

1992

  • No Award Given

1991

  • Stanley B. Prusiner, MD

1990

  • Konrad T. Beyreuther, PhD
  • Robert D. Terry, MD

1980s

1989

  • Donald Lowell Price, MD

1988

  • Carl W. Cotman, PhD
  • George G. Glenner, MD

1987

  • James F. Gusella, PhD
  • Peter H. St. George-Hyslop, MD

1986

  • Peter Davies, PhD
  • Dennis J. Selkoe, MD
Nominations by invitation only

Nominations can be submitted by the following:

  • Deans of medical schools or colleges
  • Senior members of independent nonprofit research institutions
  • Chairs of Neurology and Neuroscience Departments
  • Heads of Divisions in Neurology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience Departments
  • Members of the Awards Advisory Committee
  • Previous major award recipients
For more information contact:

Odette van der Willik, American Federation for Aging Research at 212-703-9977 or grants@afar.org.

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