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Laboratory of Neuropsychology Laboratory of Neuropsychology (LN)

Section on Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (SNLM)

Dr. Elisabeth A. Murray


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Dr. Murray received her B.S. in Biology from Bucknell University and her Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where she studied the organization of corticospinal neurons. After postdoctoral work at the NIMH with Mort Mishkin studying the neural substrates of tactual learning and memory, she became a Staff Fellow and then a tenured faculty member within the Laboratory of Neuropsychology, NIMH. Dr. Murray was awarded the Demuth Swiss Medical Research Foundation Award for Young Investigators in the Neurosciences and a PHS Special Recognition Award.

In 1996, Dr. Murray was appointed Chief, Section on the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, NIMH. In 2014, Dr. Murray became Chief of the Laboratory of Neuropsychology at NIMH. She is an elected Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Elisabeth A. Murray, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Neuropsychology, NIMH
Building 49, Room 1B80
49 Convent Drive
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-4415