David Mahoney Prize: Past Recipients

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The Harvard Mahoney Neuroscience Institute's David Mahoney Prize is awarded every two years to individuals who excel at "building a bridge between the public and the scientists dedicated to brain research.

2010

Kay Redfield Jamison

Kay Redfield Jamison, professor of psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

For her research in manic-depressive illness and her candor over her struggles with the illness. Learn more.

2008

Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose, Emmy Award-winning journalist and talk show host for PBS

For helping to enlighten the nation on the importance of brain research through his frequent interviews with dedicated scientists in the field. Learn more.

2006

James Watson

James Watson, Nobel Prize recipient for the co-discovery of the structure of DNA

For being a leader among his peers by helping to identify ten achievable goals for brain research during the Decade of the Brain. Learn more.

2004

Ted Stevens

Ted Stevens, former U.S. Senator from Alaska

For his advocacy among policy makers in Washington, D.C., for research on neurological disorders and for his pivotal contributions toward instituting the Decade of the Brain.

2002

William Safire

William Safire, former Pulitzer Prize-winning author and columnist for the New York Times

For his journalistic efforts to bring neuroscience to the world’s attention, which included highlighting the importance of brain research.

 

2000

Larry King

Larry King, Emmy Award-winning talk show host for CNN

For presenting information on brain health and brain disorders to his television audience and for keeping the public informed on the role brain research plays in finding effective treatments and therapies.

1998

Roone Arledge

Roone Arledge, former chairman of ABC News

For his role in raising awareness of neuroscience research by bringing the latest news of brain research to the public.

1996

Mike Wallace

Mike Wallace, former correspondent for 60 Minutes

For his efforts to remove the stigma associated with depression.

1995

President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan

President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan

For their openness regarding the former President’s fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

 

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