About Dr. Azad Bonni

Short Biography

  • Azad Bonni received his MD degree and completed internship in medicine at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
  • Dr. Bonni then completed residency in neurology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. He was chief resident in neurology at the Montreal Neurological Institute in 1990.
  • Dr. Bonni received his PhD degree from Harvard University in 1996. He performed graduate and postdoctoral studies in the laboratory of Michael Greenberg.
  • In 1999, Dr. Bonni joined the faculty of the Department of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, where he was promoted to Professor in 2008. He joined the Department of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School in 2011.
  • In 2012, Dr. Bonni was named Edison Professor of Neurobiology and Chairman of the Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine. In 2013, he became Director of the McDonnell Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology at Washington University.

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award
  • Robert H. Ebert Clinical Scholar Award from the Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Foundation
  • EJLB Foundation Award
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award
  • Genzyme Outstanding Achievement in Biomedical Science Award
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