May-Britt Moser is a Norwegian psychologist and neuroscientist, professor of psychology and neuroscience at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She and her then-husband Edvard Moser shared half of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, awarded for work involving reticular cells in the intestinal cortex, as well as certain types of macrophages. An additional spatial area in the same circuit creates the navigation system in the brain. Together with Edvard Moser, she founded the Moser Research Environment at NTNU, which they led. Since 2012, she has headed the Center for Neural Computation.
|Born||January 04, 1963, Fosnavåg, Norway|
|Institutions||Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University of Edinburgh|
|Alma mater||University of Oslo|
|Known for||Grid cells, Neurons|
|Notable awards||Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine (2011), Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2014)|
|Spouse||Edvard Moser (1985–2016)|
Norwegian neuroscientist whose pioneering brain research earned her the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. She became the Director of the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Centre for the Biology of Memory in 2007.
She earned her PhD in Neurophysiology from the University of Oslo in 1995.
She received the Madame Beyer Best Female Boss Award in 2013.
She shared the Nobel Prize with her husband, fellow neuroscientist Edvard Moser.
She and Australian-American biologist Elizabeth Blackburn are both recipients of the Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
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