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Edvard Moser
Edvard Moser in 2015
BornEdvard Ingjald Moser
(1962-04-27) 27 April 1962 (age 59)
Ålesund, Norway
NationalityNorwegian
FieldsNeuroscience
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.

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