04/2011

Brandeis University

To support research in synaptic plasticity underlying experience-dependent development by John Merck Scholar finalist Stephan Van Hooser.

Developmental Disabilities

John Merck Scholars I Program

$10,000
04/2011

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

To support research on neural circuits for multisensory decisionmaking by John Merck Scholar Anne Churchland.

Developmental Disabilities

John Merck Scholars I Program

$300,000
04/2011

Columbia University

To support research on the effects of the chemical and social environments on reading impairment by John Merck Scholar finalist Kimberly Noble.

Developmental Disabilities

John Merck Scholars I Program

$10,000
04/2011

Harvard Medical School

To support research on the role of glia and the complement cascade in the refinement of developing neural circuits by John Merck Scholar Beth Stevens.

Developmental Disabilities

John Merck Scholars I Program

$300,000
04/2011

Stanford University

To support research on social attention and word learning in typical development and autism spectrum disorders by Michael Frank.

Developmental Disabilities

John Merck Scholars I Program

$300,000
04/2011

Stanford University

To support research on elucidating protein synthesis defects in Fragile X Syndrome using new molecular tools by John Merck Scholar finalist Michael Z. Lin.

Developmental Disabilities

John Merck Scholars I Program

$10,000
04/2011

University of California, San Diego

To support research on genetic dissection of CNS wiring specificity in development and disease by John Merck Scholar finalist Andrew Huberman.

Developmental Disabilities

John Merck Scholars I Program

$10,000
05/2010

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

To support research into functional dissection of the central cholinergic system in cognition by John Merck Scholar Adam Kepecs.

Developmental Disabilities

John Merck Scholars I Program

$300,000
05/2010

Duke University Medical Center

To support research on regulation of excitatory synaptogenesis by GABA in the developing brain by John Merck Scholar finalist Cagla Eroglu.

Developmental Disabilities

John Merck Scholars I Program

$10,000
05/2010

Emory University

To support research on the development of magnitude reasoning, including normative and atypical trajectories, by John Merck Scholar Stella Lourenco.

Developmental Disabilities

John Merck Scholars I Program

$300,000