Thudichum Medal Lectures were inaugurated in 1974 to honour eminent scientists who have made outstanding contributions to neurochemistry and related subjects. Professor J.L.W.Thudichum (1829-1901) was a pioneer of brain chemistry over a century ago.
From 2015, the Thudichum Medal Lectures will honour eminent scientists who have made outstanding contributions to neuroscience and related subjects.
The recipient of the award receives the Thudichum Medal and an honorarium of £2000. The medal lecture is presented at a Society conference and is published in Biochemical Society Transactions
The 2013 Thudichum Medal was presented to Dr Michael Ehlers (Pfizer, USA) at the Advances in molecular mechanisms underlying neurological disorders Focused Meeting, 23—26 June 2013, University of Bath, UK