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Neuroscience H-index 197 Citations 136,656 517 World Ranking 6 National Ranking 3

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Awards & Achievements

2019 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2018 - Royal Society of Edinburgh

2013 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom

2000 - Nobel Prize for their discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system

1997 - Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience

1989 - German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina - Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Neurosciences

1988 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

1988 - Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation Medical Research Award

1988 - US President's National Medal of Science "For discovering the first cellular and molecular mechanisms contributing to simple learning and memory.", Presented by President Reagan in a White House ceremony on July 15, 1988.

1987 - Canada Gairdner International Award

1983 - Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research, Lasker Foundation

1981 - Karl Spencer Lashley Award, The American Philosophical Society

1978 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

1976 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1974 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Gene
  • Neuroscience
  • DNA

His primary scientific interests are in Neuroscience, Long-term potentiation, Cell biology, Aplysia and Synaptic plasticity. Eric R. Kandel has included themes like Epigenetics in learning and memory and Neurotransmission in his Neuroscience study. His studies in Long-term potentiation integrate themes in fields like Hippocampal formation, Hippocampus, CREB and Protein kinase A.

The Cell biology study combines topics in areas such as Tetanic stimulation, Excitatory postsynaptic potential, Biochemistry, Molecular biology and Nitric oxide. His Aplysia study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Neurotransmitter, Sensory neuron, Anatomy, Neural facilitation and Facilitation. His studies deal with areas such as Neuroplasticity and Inhibitory postsynaptic potential as well as Synaptic plasticity.

His most cited work include:

  • Principles of Neural Science (8662 citations)
  • The Molecular Biology of Memory Storage: A Dialogue Between Genes and Synapses (3052 citations)
  • Control of memory formation through regulated expression of a CaMKII transgene (1345 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Neuroscience, Aplysia, Long-term potentiation, Cell biology and Synaptic plasticity. His Neuroscience study combines topics in areas such as Postsynaptic potential and Neurotransmission. His Aplysia research includes themes of Sensory neuron, Sensory system, Anatomy and Withdrawal reflex, Reflex.

His research in Reflex intersects with topics in Stimulus, Classical conditioning and Habituation. His research integrates issues of Hippocampus, CREB, Stimulation and Excitatory postsynaptic potential in his study of Long-term potentiation. His Cell biology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Molecular biology, Biochemistry, Protein biosynthesis and CPEB.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Neuroscience (77.12%)
  • Aplysia (51.98%)
  • Long-term potentiation (30.79%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Neuroscience (77.12%)
  • Synaptic plasticity (29.24%)
  • Cell biology (29.94%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Neuroscience, Synaptic plasticity, Cell biology, Aplysia and Dopamine are his primary areas of study. Eric R. Kandel frequently studies issues relating to Neurotransmission and Neuroscience. Eric R. Kandel combines subjects such as Long-term potentiation, Memory consolidation and Disease with his study of Synaptic plasticity.

His Cell biology research incorporates themes from SUMO protein, Polyadenylation and Translation. His Aplysia study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Postsynaptic potential, Voltage clamp, Depolarization, Serotonin and Synapse. As a member of one scientific family, Eric R. Kandel mostly works in the field of Dopamine, focusing on Amygdala and, on occasion, Glutamatergic.

Between 2013 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Molecular and Systems Biology of Memory (511 citations)
  • Dopamine release from the locus coeruleus to the dorsal hippocampus promotes spatial learning and memory (232 citations)
  • Dopamine release from the locus coeruleus to the dorsal hippocampus promotes spatial learning and memory (232 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Gene
  • DNA
  • Neuroscience

His scientific interests lie mostly in Neuroscience, Synaptic plasticity, Cell biology, Hippocampus and Polyadenylation. His Neuroscience research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Transgene and Neurotransmission. The study incorporates disciplines such as Memory consolidation, Chromatin, Aplysia, Transcription and Effector in addition to Synaptic plasticity.

The concepts of his Aplysia study are interwoven with issues in Metaplasticity, Actin cytoskeleton, Function, Actin and Synapse. He has researched Cell biology in several fields, including Translation, RNA-binding protein and CPEB. His Polyadenylation study also includes

  • Protein biosynthesis, which have a strong connection to SUMO protein,
  • Regulator which connect with Long-term potentiation.

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Top Publications

Principles of Neural Science

Eric R. Kandel;James H. Schwartz;Thomas M. Jessell.

15553 Citations

Control of memory formation through regulated expression of a CaMKII transgene

Mark Mayford;Mary Elizabeth Bach;Yan You Huang;Lei Wang.
Science (1996)

2151 Citations

Molecular Biology of Learning: Modulation of Transmitter Release.

Eric R. Kandel;James H. Schwartz.
Science (1982)

1864 Citations

Genetic Demonstration of a Role for PKA in the Late Phase of LTP and in Hippocampus-Based Long-Term Memory

Ted Abel;Peter V Nguyen;Mark Barad;Thomas A.S Deuel.
Cell (1997)

1407 Citations

The long and the short of long–term memory—a molecular framework

Philip Goelet;Vincent F. Castellucci;Samuel Schacher;Eric R. Kandel.
Nature (1986)

1399 Citations

Impaired long-term potentiation, spatial learning, and hippocampal development in fyn mutant mice.

Seth G. N. Grant;Thomas J. O'dell;Kevin A. Karl;Paul L. Stein.
Science (1992)

1340 Citations

Subregion- and Cell Type–Restricted Gene Knockout in Mouse Brain

Joe Z Tsien;Dong Feng Chen;David Gerber;Cindy Tom.
Cell (1996)

1325 Citations

A critical period for macromolecular synthesis in long-term heterosynaptic facilitation in Aplysia

PG Montarolo;P Goelet;VF Castellucci;J Morgan.
Science (1986)

1094 Citations

Requirement of a Critical Period of Transcription for Induction of a Late Phase of LTP

Peter V. Nguyen;Ted Abel;Eric R. Kandel.
Science (1994)

991 Citations

Chromatin acetylation, memory, and LTP are impaired in CBP+/- mice: a model for the cognitive deficit in Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome and its amelioration.

Juan M Alarcón;Gaël Malleret;Khalid Touzani;Svetlana Vronskaya.
Neuron (2004)

962 Citations

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