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May-Britt Moser

Date of Birth 04-January-1963
Place of Birth Fosnav├ąg
Nationality Norway
May-Britt Moser is a Norwegian psychologist, neuroscientist and founding director of the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and the Centre for Neural Computation at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. Moser and her husband Edvard Moser have pioneered research on the brain's mechanism for representing space. Edvard and May-Britt Moser were appointed associate professors in psychology and neuroscience at NTNU in 1996, less than one year after their Ph.D defenses. They established The Centre for the Biology of Memory in 2002 and the Kavli Institute, the 15th in the world and the 4th in neuroscience, in 2007. May-Britt Moser shared the Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2014, together with her husband Edvard Moser and John O'Keefe.

Awards by May-Britt Moser

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Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain)