Thomas E. Scammell, M.D. Wins Distinguished Scientist Award



Thomas E. Scammell, M.D. has won the 2022 Distinguished Scientist Award presented by the Sleep Research Society. The Distinguished Scientist Award is the Sleep Research Society’s highest award and recognizes significant, original, and sustained scientific contributions to the sleep and circadian research field. This award honors a single prominent individual who has conducted influential basic, translational, clinical, or theoretical research spanning an entire career.

"I am really honored to receive the SRS Distinguished Scientist Award. Across my career, I have greatly admired the work of prior recipients, including Michel Jouvet, Dennis McGinty, Jim Krueger, Tom Kilduff and others, and it is now a very pleasant surprise to find myself in this esteemed company. I also want to really thank Clif Saper for all his excellent mentoring and advice over my career. Thanks very much!” - Dr. Scammell