Alumnae Achievement Awards
E. Story Cleland Landis ’67
E. Story Cleland Landis ’67 is Scientific Director
of the National Institute for Neurological Disorders
and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of
After receiving a Ph.D.
in Biology from Harvard University in 1973, Landis
in neuropathology and neurobiology and then taught
neurobiology at Harvard Medical School. In 1985,
she accepted a tenured position as associate
professor in pharmacology at Case Western Reserve University
School of Medicine. In 1988, Landis became a
professor and director of the Center for Neurosciences
at CWRU. Landis has been Scientific Director
of NINDS since 1995 and manages more than 60 principal
investigators and a total staff of about 250.
is an elected fellow of the Academy of Arts
and Sciences and the American Association for the
Advancement of Science. Her research has focused
on the development
of the cerebellum, and she is currently studying
the development of the autonomic nervous system.
Her work on neurotransmitter and neuropeptite
expression in developing sympathetic neurons is widely
in the field of neurobiology.
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