Richard L. Huganir

Professor, Academic

1953 –


Who is Richard L. Huganir?

Richard L. Huganir is a Professor and Director of the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, as well as an Investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He has joint appointments in the Department of Biological Chemistry and the Department of Pharmacology. Huganir is also a member of the Cure Alzheimer's Fund's Research Consortium.

Dr. Huganir completed his undergraduate work in biochemistry at Vassar College in 1975. He received his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology from Cornell University in 1982 where he performed his thesis research in the laboratory of Dr. Efraim Racker. He was a postdoctoral fellow with the Nobel Laureate, Dr. Paul Greengard, at Yale University School of Medicine from 1982 to 1984. Huganir then moved to the Rockefeller University where he was an Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology from 1984-1988.

Huganir became the Director or the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience in 2006.

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Mar 25, 1953
Plymouth Meeting
Also known as
  • Richard Huganir
  • United States of America
  • Cornell University
  • Vassar College

on July 23, 2013


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