The Pritzker Consortium is reviewed periodically by a Board of Scientific Advisors that evaluates its structure and infrastructure, its scientific accomplishments and its future plans. The board is comprised of world-class scientists who bring academic, translational and business perspectives to this evaluation.
Dr. Floyd E. Bloom is Professor Emeritus, Molecular and Integrative Neuroscience Department at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla. He earned his B.A. from Southern Methodist University and his M.D. from the Washington University School of Medicine. He is the past chairman of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and former editor-in-chief of the journal Science. He has been the recipient of numerous prizes for his contributions to science, including the Janssen Award in the Basic Sciences and the Pasarow Award in Neuropsychiatry. He has been named a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences.
Dr. David A. Hamburg is President Emeritus of Carnegie Corporation of New York. He received his A.B. and his M.D. from Indiana University. He was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Reed-Hodgson professor of Human Biology at Stanford University. He has been the President of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. He has also been the Director of the Division of Health Policy Research and Education and the John D. MacArthur Professor of Health Policy at Harvard University. He has served as the President and then Chairman of the Board of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 1994, he established the Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict. Dr. Hamburg received the American Psychiatric Association’s Distinguished Service Award, the International Peace Academy’s 25th Anniversary Special Award, the Achievement in Children and Public Policy Award from the Society for Research in Child Development, the National Academy of Sciences’ Public Welfare Medal (its highest award), and the Presidential Medal of Freedom – the highest civilian award in the United States.
Dr. Bruce McEwen is the Alfred E. Mirsky Professor at Rockefeller University. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from Oberlin College and his Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Rockefeller University. He was a United States Public Health Service Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Neurobiology in Göteborg, Sweden. He is a past president of the Society for Neuroscience. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. He has received the Gold Medal award from the Society for Biological Psychiatry, the Pasarow Award in Neuropsychiatry, the Goldman-Rakic Prize for Cognitive Neuroscience from NARSAD, the Karl Spencer Lashley Award from the American Philosophical Society and the Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience from the McGovern Institute.
Dr. Steven M. Paul is the Director of the Helen & Robert Appel Institute for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is also a Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry at Weill Cornell. In 2010 Dr. Paul retired as Executive Vice President for Science and Technology and President of the Lilly Research Laboratories of Eli Lilly and Company. Prior to joining Lilly, he served in several senior roles at the National Institute of Mental Health including Scientific Director of NIMH. Dr. Paul is a director of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He also serves as a board member of the Foundation for NIH and is on several Scientific Advisory Boards including the Allen Brain Institute and PsychoGenics as well as several start-up biotechnology companies. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.