Craig Berridge receives Kellet Mid-Career Awards

Mar. 25, 2011

Craig Berridge, PhD, professor of psychology, is one of eleven tenured faculty to received Kellet Mid-Career Awards. The Kellet award, supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), recognizes outstanding mid-career faculty members who are five to 20 years past the first promotion to a tenured position. Each winner, chosen by a Graduate School committee, receives a $60,000 flexible research award.

Berridge is a Waisman Center investigator and part of the Center’s Molecular and Genetic Sciences Group. He is an internationally recognized expert on the neurobiology of stress and arousal. His recent work provides new insight into the neurobiology of cognition and the neural mechanisms responsible for the cognition-enhancing effects of drugs used to treat attention disorders such as ADHD.

The Kellet award is named for William R. Kellet, a former president of the WARF board of trustees and retired president of Kimberly Clark, Corp.

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