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Edvard Moser
Edvard Moser in 2015
BornEdvard Ingjald Moser
(1962-04-27) 27 April 1962 (age 59)
Ålesund, Norway
InstitutionsNorwegian University of Science and Technology
University of Edinburgh
Alma materUniversity of Oslo
Known forGrid cells, place cells, border cells, neurons
Notable awardsLouis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine (2011)
Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences (2014)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2014)
This person won a Nobel Prize

Edvard Ingjald Moser (pronounced [ɛdvɑɖ moːsɛr]; born 27 April 1962) is a Norwegian psychologist and neuroscientist. He works at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim.[1] In 2005, he and May-Britt Moser discovered grid cells.[2]

He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2014 with May-Britt Moser and John O'Keefe for their work identifying the brain's positioning system.