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The Peter Shrager Award

Named in honor of Professor Peter Shrager, this award is presented at the annual Neuroscience Retreat to a URMC faculty member for their commitment to exceptional service to the Rochester Neuroscience Community.



Photo of M. Kerry O'BanionM. Kerry O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Professor - Department of Neuroscience
  • Research Interest: Defining neuro-inflammatory processes that contribute to pathology and disease progression in Alzheimer's disease, as well as late CNS effects following radiation


Photo of Bill O'NeillWilliam O'Neill, Ph.D.

  • Professor - Department of Neuroscience
  • Research Interest: Processing of complex acoustic signals in the central auditory system; echolocation; aging effects on central auditory system



Photo of Ania MajewskaAnia Majewska, Ph.D.

  • Professor - Department of Neuroscience
  • Research Interest: Glia-neuron interactions during synaptic plasticity in health and disease



Photo of Tania PasternakTatiana Pasternak, Ph.D.



Photo of Gary PaigeGary D. Paige, M.D., Ph.D.


Photo of Peter ShragerPeter G. Shrager, Ph.D.

  • Professor - Department of Neuroscience 
  • Professor - Department of Pharmacology and Physiology 
  • Professor Shrager has more than 45 years of experience in biophysics and electrophysiology, with an emphasis on ion-channels, signal generation, propagation and transmission. He has successfully mentored graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, many of whom have progressed to excellent research careers.