The 12 Distinguished Lectureship Awards are named after outstanding contributors to the disciplinary areas of physiology represented by the 12 APS Sections. The named lecture for the Central Nervous Section is the Joseph Erlanger Distinguished Lectureship.
The recipient is chosen by the Section as a representative of the best within the discipline. Lecturers present and are active participants at the Experimental Biology meeting.
- The award is given to a prominent neuroscientist for his/her contributions.
- Determined by the section and section chair.