Dr. Thomas Südhof, a renowned neuroscientist from Stanford University, received the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2013 for his work on vesicle trafficking. He delivered the SNACC 46th Annual Meeting’s Maurice Albin Keynote Lecture on “Using Human Neurons to Explore the Molecular Mechanisms of Neuropsychiatric Disorders.”
Dr. Louis Ignarro was a co-recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He spoke at a SNACC meeting in 2000 on the discovery of nitric oxide (jointly with SPA and ASCCA).
Dr. Julius Axelrod received the 1970 Nobel Price in Physiology or Medicine. He spoke at the 1977 SNACC meeting and reviewed the physiology, pharmacology, and the biotransformation of the central nervous system transmitters.