The 2017 Freedman Prize for Exceptional Basic Research was awarded to Ilana B. Witten, Assistant Professor of Psychology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, whose lab works on interrogating the neural circuitry that supports reward learning and decision making.
The Young Investigator achievement award is given annually by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, recognizing exceptional basic research by scientists and for their remarkable work in brain and behavior research to unlock mysteries of mental illness.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation’s Klerman & Freedman Awards Dinner Celebrates 30 Years
Ilana Witten with Dr. Herbert Pardes, President of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation’s Scientific Council.
Photo Credit: Chad David Kraus