The Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize

About the 2022 Horwitz Prize Recipients

Columbia University announces Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, Peter Hegemann, PhD and Gero Miesenböck, MD as the 2022 recipients of the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize. For more information please visit the announcement from the CUIMC Newsroom.

For more information, view our list of all past prize recipients.

Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD
Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD

Honoree: Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD 

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Professor of Bioengineering, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Stanford University, USA


Peter Hegemann, PhD
Peter Hegemann, PhD

Honoree: Peter Hegemann, PhD

Hertie Professor for Neuroscience

Institute of Biology and Experimental Biophysics

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany


Gero Miesenböck, MD
Gero Miesenböck, MD

Honoree: Gero Miesenböck, MD

Waynflete Professor of Physiology

Director, Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour

University of Oxford, UK