Congratulations to Concetta Morrone, the fourth recipient of the Ken Nakayama Medal for Excellence in Vision Science. The Nakayama Medal was created to honor Professor Ken Nakayama’s contribution to the Vision Sciences Society, as well as his innovations and excellence to the domain of vision sciences. The winner of the Ken Nakayama Medal receives this honor for high-impact work that has made a lasting contribution in vision science in the broadest sense.
Dr. Morrone is a Professor of Physiology in the Department of Translational Research on New Technologies in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pisa. In 2014, Concetta was elected a member of the Accademia dei Lincei and was awarded an ERC-IDEA advanced grant, a distinction of excellence in Europe.
For more information about Concetta Morrone and an overview of her career, please visit the Ken Nakayama Award page.
Concetta will be presented with the Ken Nakayama Medal and deliver a talk at the 2019 VSS Awards Session on Monday, May 20, at 12:30 pm.