2023 - Research.com Best Female Scientist Award
2023 - Research.com Best Scientist Award
2023 - Research.com Medicine in United States Leader Award
2022 - Research.com Best Female Scientist Award
2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award
2020 - Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for discovering TDP43 protein aggregates in frontotemporal dementia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and revealing that different forms of alpha-synuclein, in different cell types, underlie Parkinson’s disease and Multiple System Atrophy.
2014 - J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine, Robarts Research Institute
2013 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2012 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
2012 - Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation Medical Research Award
2005 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)
1998 - Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick's, Alzheimer's, and Related Diseases, American Academy of Neurology
1998 - Sedgwick Memorial Medal, American Public Health Association
1996 - Metlife Foundation Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease
1966 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Alpha-synuclein in Lewy bodies.
Maria Grazia Spillantini;Marie Luise Schmidt;Virginia M.-Y. Lee;John Q. Trojanowski.
Ubiquitinated TDP-43 in frontotemporal lobar degeneration and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Manuela Neumann;Deepak M. Sampathu;Linda K. Kwong;Adam C. Truax.
Diagnosis and management of dementia with Lewy bodies: Third report of the DLB Consortium
I. G. McKeith;I. G. McKeith;D. W. Dickson;J. Lowe;M. Emre.
Tau-mediated neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.
Carlo Ballatore;Virginia M.-Y. Lee;John Q. Trojanowski.
Nature Reviews Neuroscience (2007)
Pathological α-Synuclein Transmission Initiates Parkinson-like Neurodegeneration in Nontransgenic Mice
Kelvin C. Luk;Victoria Kehm;Jenna Carroll;Bin Zhang.
Cerebrospinal fluid biomarker signature in Alzheimer's disease neuroimaging initiative subjects.
Leslie M. Shaw;Hugo Vanderstichele;Malgorzata Knapik-Czajka;Christopher M. Clark.
Annals of Neurology (2009)
Oxidative Damage Linked to Neurodegeneration by Selective α-Synuclein Nitration in Synucleinopathy Lesions
Benoit I. Giasson;John E. Duda;Ian V. J. Murray;Qiping Chen.
Aggregation of alpha-synuclein in Lewy bodies of sporadic Parkinson's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies.
M. Baba;S. Nakajo;P.-H. Tu;T. Tomita.
American Journal of Pathology (1998)
A68: a major subunit of paired helical filaments and derivatized forms of normal Tau
Virginia M.-Y. Lee;Brian J. Balin;Laszlo Otvos;John Q. Trojanowski.
Synapse Loss and Microglial Activation Precede Tangles in a P301S Tauopathy Mouse Model
Yasumasa Yoshiyama;Makoto Higuchi;Bin Zhang;Shu-Ming Huang.
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