The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has announced the appointment of 28 new Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holders. Among them, Oscar Marín has received this prestigious Award to work on the function of cortical interneurons in health and disease.
Jointly funded by the Wolfson Foundation and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the scheme aims to provide universities with additional support to enable them to attract science talent from overseas and retain respected UK scientists of outstanding achievement and potential. Professor Oscar Marín will be moving from the Institute of Neuroscience (CSIC-UMH) in Alicante, Spain to become the new Director of the MRC Centre for Developmental Neurobiology at King’s College London.
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