John Hardy#


John Hardy
Email:j.hardy 'at' ucl.ac.uk
Membership Number:4758
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:jhardy
Elected:2018
Homepage: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ion/research/departments/department-molecular-neuroscience


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2018 Chair of Molecular Biology of Neurological Disease - Department of Neurodegenerative Diseases, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, UK
  • 2012 Head of Department of Molecular Neuroscience, UCL Institute of Neurology, UK
  • 2001 Professor of Neuroscience, University College, London (UCL) UK
  • 2001 - 2007 Tenured Senior Investigator and Chief of Laboratory of Neurogenetics, NIH, USA
  • 2001 - 2004 Visiting Scientist, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, USA
  • 1996 - 2001 Director of Neuroscience and Consultant (Professor), Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, USA
  • 1992 - 1996 Pfeiffer Professor in Alzheimer´s Research, Departments of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Neurology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
  • 1984 - 1992 Assistant, then (1989) Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, St. Mary's Hospital
  • Medical School, Imperial College, London.
  • 1983 - 1984 Assistant Professor, Swedish Brain Bank, Umea, Sweden
  • 1979 - 1983 Postdoctoral Fellow, MCR Neuropathogenesis Unit, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

Fields of Scholarship
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Genetics

Honours and Awards
  • 2018 Brain Prize - Lundbeck Foundation
  • 2016 Breakthrough Prize
  • 2016 Helis Prize John Hopkins University
  • 2015 Pritzker Prize (MJFox) Prize for Parkinson's Disease Research
  • 2015 Elected Member of EMBO
  • 2015 Piepenbrock-DZNE Award
  • 2014 Dan David Prize for work on the amyloid gene encoding APP
  • 2014 Awarded the 2015 Thudichum Medal by Biochemical Society
  • 2011 Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award in Alzheimer's Disease Research
  • 2011 IFRAD European Grand Prize for Alzheimer's Research
  • 2009 FRS - Elected Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 2008 FMedSci - Elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Science
  • 2008 Anne Mari Opprecht Prize for Parkinson's Disease Research
  • 2002 Kaul Prize for Alzheimer Research
  • 1995 Met Life Prize (USA: shared) for Alzheimer's Disease Research
  • 1995 Allied Signal Prize (USA) for Progress in Aging Research
  • 1993 Potamkin Prize (USA: shared) for Alzheimer's Disease Research
  • 1992 IPSEN Prize (France: shared) research into Alzheimer's Disease
  • 1991 Peter Debje Prize (Belgium), for Research into Alzheimer's Disease
  • 1986 Cottrell Fellowship (UK) for Research into Alzheimer's Disease

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