Australia Day Honours

The Melbourne Neuroscience Institute is pleased to commend all those recognised in the Australia Day 2018 Honours List.  Warm congratulations to the following professors for their work in neuroscience:

Member (AM) in the General Division

Professor Norman Saunders, The University of Melbourne
“For significant service to medicine in the field of neuroscience through research into spinal cord injuries and mechanisms protecting the developing brain, and to sailing”  (Don’t know what that last bit means!)

Officer (AO) in the General Division

Emeritus Professor David Ames, The University of Melbourne
“For distinguished service to psychiatry, particularly in the area of dementia and the mental health of older persons, as an academic, author and practitioner, and as an advisor to professional bodies.”‚Äč