Joel E. Kleinman
Chief of the Section on Neuropathology in the IRP, NIMH, NIH. Has spent the last 35 years amassing what is widely regarded as one of the best collections of postmortem human brains for the study of the molecular biology of brain development and related disorders, especially schizophrenia. Recipient of the A.E. Bennett Award, SOBP, 1981; Outstanding Service Medal, U.S.P.H.S., 1992; Gold Medal Award, SOBP, 2004; Supervisor of the Year Award, IRP, NIMH, 2004; George N. Thompson Founderís Award, SOBP, 2008; Lieber Award for Outststanding Schizophrenia Research, 2011. Former president of SOBP (1993-4).