Rodolfo R. Llinas, MD, PhD

Title: Medical Educator

Company: 1) NYU School of Medicine 2) New York University

Location: New York, NY United States


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2017)
  • Honoree, Scholar of the Year, Australian National University (2017)
  • Recipient, Nansen Neuroscience Lecture and Award, Norwegian Academy of Science (2016)
  • Recipient, Lecture and Award, Fundación Castilla de Pino (2015)
  • Recipient, Cajal Diploma, Queen Sophia of Spain (2013)
  • Recipient, Ragnar Granit Lecture and Award, The Norwegian Nobel Institute (2013)
  • Recipient, Gold Medal, CSIC (2012); Recipient, The Miller Lecture and Award, CSHL (2011)
  • Recipient, Bernard Katz Award, Biophysical Society (2011)
  • Recipient, The Rovenstine Pain Research Award, NYU School of Medicine (2010)
  • Recipient, Santiago Grizolia Award and Medal, City of Valencia, Spain (2004)
  • Recipient, Koetser Memorial Lecture and Prize, University of Zurich (2004)
  • Recipient, Breinin Lecture and Award, Emory University (2003)
  • Recipient, Morris Lecture and Award , Wright State University (2003)
  • Recipient, Signoret Award in Cognition, Fondation Ipsen La Salpâtrière (1994)
  • Recipient, Albert Einstein Gold Medal Award in Science, UNESCO (1991)
  • Recipient, F.O. Schmitt Lecture and Award in Neuroscience (1989)
  • Recipient, Luigi Galvani Lecture and Award, Georgetown University (1988)
  • Recipient, The John C. Krantz Award in Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, University of Maryland School of Medicine (1976)
  • Research Scholar, Department of Physiology, Institute of Advanced Studies, The Australian National University (1963-1965)
  • Research Fellow in Physiology, NIH, University of Minnesota (1961-1963)
  • Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University (1960-1961)
  • Honoree, ISI Highly Cited Researcher , World Most Distinguished Scientists,
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who (2005-2006, 2008-2009, 2011-2012, 2016-2017)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1993, 1997-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2008, 2011-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the East, Marquis Who’s Who (2001, 2010-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Who’s Who (1997-2001, 2004-2007, 2009-2012)


  • Honorary Doctorate, Universidad Complutense Madrid (1997)
  • Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, Universidad Nacional de Colombia (1994)
  • Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, Universitat de Barcelona (1993)
  • Honorary Doctor of Medicine, Universidad de Salamanca (1985)
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The Australian National University (1965)
  • Doctor of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (1959)
  • Bachelor of Science, Gimnasio Moderno (1952)

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