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Scientific and Clinical Advisors
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- Paul S. Anderson, Ph.D. has nearly 40 years of experience in drug research and development. Most recently, he held the position of Vice President, Drug Discovery at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Earlier in his career, he held the positions of Vice President of Chemistry at Merck Sharp and Dohme's West Point facility, and Senior Vice President of Chemical and Physical Sciences at DuPont Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Anderson has directed numerous highly successful drug discovery and development efforts. He has served the American Chemical Society, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Research Council in a variety of senior positions, including President of the American Chemical Society in 1997. He is also the recipient of numerous awards including the E.B. Hershberg Award, the American Chemical Society Award in Industrial Chemistry, and the 2002 Perkin Medal. Dr. Anderson has received honorary doctorates from the University of Vermont and the University of New Hampshire.
- Arvid Carlsson, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology at the University of Göteborg, Sweden, and is a member of the Swedish Academy of Sciences and a foreign affiliate of the United States National Academy of Sciences. He was awarded the 2000 Nobel Prize for medicine for studies on how brain cells transmit signals to each other, laying the groundwork for developing improved treatments for neurological and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Carlsson is the recipient of numerous other awards, including The Japan Prize in Psychology and Psychiatry, The Research Prize of the Lundbeck Foundation (Denmark) and the Lieber Prize for research in schizophrenia (United States).
- Herbert Y. Meltzer, M.D. is currently Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Physiology, at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He was previously Bixler Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology and Director of the Division of Psychopharmacology at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Meltzer's major research interests are the neurochemistry and psychopharmacology of schizophrenia. His awards include the Daniel Efron Research Award of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, the Lieber Prize from NARSAD, the Stanley Dean Award of the American College of Psychiatry and the Gold Medal Award of the Society of Biological Psychiatry.
- Carol Tamminga, M.D. is currently Professor at the Department of Psychiatry and Director of Translational Psychiatry at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center. She previously was Professor of Psychiatry at the department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland. She has also taught at the University of Chicago. Dr. Tamminga's research is focused on the neurochemical and neuropsychiatric aspects of schizophrenia. She co-founded the International Congress on Schizophrenia in 1989 and has organized the event since then. In 1998, Dr. Tamminga was elected a member of the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences.