Conan Kornetsky Receives 2011 Bernard Lown University of Maine Alumni Humanitarian Award

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February 24th, 2011

Congratulations to Conan Kornetsky, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, on being awarded the 2011 Bernard Lown University of Maine Alumni Humanitarian Award. Dr. Kornetsky, Director of the Laboratory of Behavioral Pharmacology, carries out research on the neural mechanisms involved in the behavioral effects of drugs, focusing on the brain’s motivational systems.

The Bernard Lown University of Maine Alumni Humanitarian Award recognizes University of Maine graduates who distinguish themselves in service to humanity and is named in honor of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Bernard Lown. The award has been given only 11 times since 1988.