Headshot of Mortimer MishkinMort Mishkin, an American neuropsychologist, and winner of the National Medal of Science, passed away on October 2, 2021. Dr. Mishkin, in his role as the Chief of the Section on Cognitive Neuroscience, Laboratory of Neuropsychology at the National Institute of Health, was a formidable scientist and contributed significantly to our understanding of perception and memory. Dr. Mishkin was also an advisor and friend of the CNBC – he served on the first visit of the External Advisory Board to the CNBC and continued in this role until 2012. We benefited from his wisdom and guidance and are grateful for his valuable input and support.

Read Dr. Mishkin’s obituary in the Washington Post.