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Prize Programs

Baszucki Group’s prize programs are designed to reward progress in science, medicine, and other disciplines. 


Baszucki Group Announces Columbia University’s Martin Picard, PhD as Inaugural Recipient of $1.5 Million Baszucki Prize in Science

March 5, 2024 — Baszucki Group announced that Columbia University's Martin Picard, PhD, is the first to receive the new Baszucki Prize in Science. Dr. Picard, Associate Professor of Behavioral Medicine in Psychiatry and Neurology, received the $1.5 million prize for his groundbreaking work connecting brain energetics and mitochondria to the human experience.

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Baszucki Brain Research Fund and the Milken Institute announce Metabolic Mind Award Annual Recipients

November 15, 2022 — Seven champions of Metabolic Psychiatry receive $100,000 awards recognizing their work in advancing Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy for mental disorders

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Baszucki Brain Research Fund Announces Metabolic Psychiatry Fellow Dr. Iain Campbell

December 7, 2022 — The Baszucki Brain Research Fund is proud to announce Dr. Iain Campbell as its first Metabolic Psychiatry Research Fellow. During the four-year fellowship and through an investment of $380,000, Dr. Campbell will extend the University's current research program on ketogenic metabolic therapy for bipolar disorder to include mechanistic controlled clinical trials.

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