Recent Honors & Awards


Marilu Gorno-Tempini, MD, PhD has won the Justine and Yves Sergent Award, given by the University of Montreal to a female researcher who has developed an international reputation in the field of cognitive neuroscience.  

Adam Numis, MD has been elected to membership in the Society for Pediatric Research (SPR). The SPR’s mission is to create a multidisciplinary network of diverse researchers to improve child health.

Maulik Shah, MD, MHS has won the Exceptional Physician Award from the UCSF Health System in honor of his demonstration of UCSF’s PRIDE values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence.

Carlie Tanner, MD, PhD has won the Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson’s Disease Research from the Michael J. Fox Foundation.  

Jennifer Yokoyama, PhD was awarded the Alzheimer’s Association Excellence in Neuroscience Mentoring Award in recognition of her mentorship, advocacy, sponsorship and guidance of trainees in her laboratory. 

Maulik Shah, MD, MHS and Nicholas Frost, MD, PhD have been awarded the 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award given by UCSF’s Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators.