Provisions for the Selection Committee

According to the trust deed the members of the Selection Committee shall represent the highest possible level of expertise within the field of brain research including relevant and comprehensive knowledge about the international scientific world. In terms of scientific merit, recognition and knowledge the members are expected to be outstanding and highly respected by the international scientific community.

The Selection Committee comprises at least 8 and no more than 12 members. Anyone over the age of 75 years can not be appointed.
The Selection Committee should have members from at least 4 different countries and should not have more than 3 members from the same country.

No member shall participate in the transaction of any business by the Selection Committee pertaining to relations in which he/she has a direct or indirect interest. Individual members shall, on their own initiative, give notice of any matter which may question their qualification.


Huda Akil
Professor, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Colin Blakemore - Chairman
Professor, Sir, London, United Kingdom

Joseph Coyle
Professor, McLean Hospital, Havard, USA

Anders Björklund - Vice-chairman
Professor, Lund, Sweden

Tom Jessell
Professor, Columbia University, USA

Ranga R. Krishnan
Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore

Philip Scheltens
Professor and Director, the Alzheimer Center, The Netherlands

Irene Tracey
Professor, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, United Kingdom




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