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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.

Recipients

2023

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

2022

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

 

2021

Photo of Ania MajewskaAnia Majewska, Ph.D.

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

 

2020

Photo of Tania PasternakTatiana Pasternak, Ph.D.

 

2019

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

2018

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.