Professor Clifford Woolf

Director of the F. M. Kirby Neurobiology Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, Professor of Neurology/Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School

Country: USA

Clifford J. Woolf, MB, BCh, PhD, was born and educated in South Africa, became a Neurobiology Professor at University College London, then the Richard J. Kitz Professor of Anesthesiology Research, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Presently, he is the F. M. Kirby Neurobiology Center Director, Boston Children’s Hospital, and a Neurology/Neurobiology Professor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Woolf’s many honors and prizes include membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Doctoris Honoris Causa (University of Lausanne, Switzerland), a Gill Distinguished Scientist Award and the Reeve-Irvine Medal. He works on adaptive and maladaptive plasticity of the nervous system.