Richard Huganir

Richard Huganir

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine and Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

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Research Interests: molecular and cellular mechanisms that regulate neurotransmitter receptors and synapse function

Education: PhD, Cornell University

Rick completed his undergraduate work in biochemistry at Vassar College and received his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology from Cornell University, where he did his thesis research in the laboratory of Efraim Racker. After a postdoctoral fellowship in Paul Greengard's laboratory at Yale University School of Medicine, Rick joined the faculty of Rockefeller University, where he was an Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience. He is currently Professor and Director of the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience and Professor of Biological Chemistry at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute.