Neuroscientist, Division of Neurology
Coulter’s pioneering contributions were recognized with the 2010 Epilepsy Research Recognition Award for Basic Science from the American Epilepsy Society, one of the most prestigious prizes in the field. The society cited the variety of approaches to his research — physiological, anatomical and molecular — that have led to “the understanding of altered brain cell and circuit function in the development of epilepsy.”
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