Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Congratulations to Robarts Research Institute scientist Stephen Ferguson on being awarded the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his leading molecular brain research. The Diamond Jubilee Medal has been awarded to 60,000 Canadians who have made a significant contribution to their country.
Ferguson discovered the biological link between stress, anxiety and depression. A professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, he has also made significant discoveries related to Huntington’s disease and psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and drug addiction.