Huda Zoghbi and Adrian Bird was awarded The Brain Prize 2020 on 29 April. Watch the announcement here.
They have mapped Rett syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that primarily affects girls during their early childhood. Their research also gives a unique insight into the epigenetics and overturns previous understanding, indicating that neurological developmental disorders are not necessarily irreversible. For this, two neuroscientists are now receiving the world’s most prestigious prize for brain research – the Lundbeck Foundation Brain Prize.Read more about the award winning science