MSI PI Harry Orr Awarded Kavli Prize

Brain Science

MSI PI Harry Orr (professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology; Director, Institute for Translational Neuroscience) is one of four winners of the 2022 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience. This award is presented by the Kavli Foundation and Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research to scientists in astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience.

Professor Orr is being honored for his pioneering research on the neurodegenerative disease spinocerebellar ataxia type 1. MSI’s RIS group collaborates with him for this research, which was featured on the MSI website in December 2020: Spinocerebellar Ataxia.

A story about Professor Orr’s work and the Kavli Prize appears on the Laboratory Medicine and Pathology website: Orr is Awarded the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.