Dr. Efrain C. Azmitia

Professor of Biology, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry & Fellow, Center for Neural Science, New York University, NY, USA and Advisory Board Member, International Journal of BioSciences and Technology


Dr. Efrain C. Azmitia

Professor of Biology, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry & Fellow, Center for Neural Science, New York University, NY, USA and Advisory Board Member, International Journal of BioSciences and Technology



Dr. Efrain C. Azmitia is Professor of Biology, New York University since 1983.He is also Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at NYU Medical Center since 1999 and Fellow, Center for Neural Science at NYU, New York, USA.

He studied at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri (BS) and Cambridge University, Cambrldge, England (MA).He obtained his PhD from The Rockefeller University, NY.He did his Postdoc at National Institute of Mental Health, Washington, DC and National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London,UK

Dr. Efrain C. Azmitia has been a

  • Consulting Scientist for the Brain Project, Tsukuba University, Tsukuba, Japan;
  • Visiting Scientist, Department of Neuroscience and Anatomy, University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany;
  • Visiting Scientist, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York ;
  • Visiting Scientist, Center for Neuroscience, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel;
  • Associate Professor, Anatomy Dept, Mount Sinai School of Med, New York, NY;
  • Director, Lab de Neurohistologie Ecole Practique de Hautes Etudes, La Salpetriere Hopital, Paris, France;
  • Assistant Professor, Anatomy Dept, Mount Sinai School of Med, New York, NY;
  • Anatomy and Neuroanatomy supervisor, Newnham College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK

He has authored more than 185 reputed papers.He has been awarded many Academic Honors, honored with Distinguished Lectures and Fellowships.

  • American Cyanimide, Lederle Laboratories, Senior Scientist Lecturer, 1991;
  • Bausch-Lomb Science Award, 1964;
  • Cajal Club President 1998-2000;
  • Darwin College Fellow (Cambridge University), 1976;
  • David Lester Memorial Lecture, 1998;
  • Exon Grant for Neuroscience Teaching, 1987;
  • Foundation's Fund for Research in Psychiatry Award, 1973;
  • Grass Foundation Lecture, 1990;
  • Irma T. Hirschl Career Scientist Award, 1979-1983;
  • Japanese Neuroscience Distinguished Scientist 1994;
  • Knight Foundation Visiting Scientist Lecture Series, 1988;
  • National Institute of Alcohol Abuse, 25 Year Anniversary Symposium, 1997;
  • New York Academy of Medicine, The Albert Einstein Symposium, 1991;
  • NIH Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 1975-78;
  • Royal Philosophical Society, Fellow, 1978;
  • Sigma Xi, 1969;
  • Stanford Centennial Symposium, 1991;
  • The Rockefeller University Predoctoral Fellowship, 1968;
  • The Rudolf Magnus Institute, 350th Anniversary, 1986;
  • NIMH Career K05 Award, 2000-2005

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