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Honors and Awards

2012 NIH Honor Isaac Pessah has accepted the invitation of the NIH Center for Scientific Review to serve in the Neurotoxicology and Alcohol Study Section from July 2012 through June 2016. Members are selected for the quality of their research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors. Pessah’s participation is important in assuring the quality of the NIH peer review process. Membership in this group is both an honor and a major commitment of professional time and energy resulting in a unique opportunity to contribute to the national biomedical research effort.
2011 Neurobehavioral Toxicology Society's Elsevier Distinguished Lectureship presented at their June 2011 meeting in San Diego, CA
2006-2008 Cure Autism Now, Environmental Innovator Award (Inaugural)
2002 Larry L. Hillblom Endowed Chair in Developmental Disorders in Children (nominated)
1997 Pfizer Award for Research Excellence
1988-1993 NIH First Award
1982-1983 Recipient of USDA, Predoctoral Fellowship
1980-1981 Sea Grant Predoctoral Research Grant, University of Maryland, College park, MD