Eiman Azim

Assistant Professor

Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory

William Scandling Developmental Chair

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Salk scientists receive $12.9 million from NIH BRAIN Initiative

LA JOLLA—Salk Institute scientists Nicola Allen, Eiman Azim, Margarita Behrens, and Joseph Ecker have been named recipients in the 2019 round of grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to better understand the brain.

The …


Salk scientists awarded $14.3 million to map circuitry for movement, such as reaching and grasping

LA JOLLA, CA—A team of Salk scientists led by Professor Martyn Goulding has been awarded $14.3 million over five years by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to create a …


The Kavli Foundation gifts Salk $3 million for cutting-edge neuroscience research

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute announced today that The Kavli Foundation has committed $3 million to support ongoing neuroscience research at Salk as part of the joint UCSD-Salk Kavli Institute for …


Salk Institute scientist Eiman Azim wins prestigious McKnight Scholar Award

LA JOLLA—Eiman Azim, an assistant professor in Salk’s Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, has received a McKnight Scholar Award from the McKnight Foundation. The award, which totals $225,000 over three years, encourages …


Salk neurobiologist receives NIH Director’s New Innovator award

LA JOLLA—Salk Institute Assistant Professor Eiman Azim has been named an NIH Director’s New Innovator for 2017 as part of the National Institutes of Health’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program. The …


Salk Institute scientist Eiman Azim named Pew Scholar and Aging Brain Scholar

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LA JOLLA—The Pew Charitable Trusts announced today that Eiman Azim, an assistant professor in Salk’s Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, is one …


Salk researcher Eiman Azim named Searle scholar

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LA JOLLA—Eiman Azim, assistant professor in Salk’s Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, has received the prestigious Searle Scholar award, which each year …


Salk recruits award-winning neurobiologist Eiman Azim

LA JOLLA—Broadening its expertise in neuroscience, the Salk Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Eiman Azim as an assistant professor in the Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory. He will join …


Education

BS, Biology, Stanford University
BA, Philosophy of Science, Stanford University
PhD, Neuroscience, Harvard University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University Medical Center


Affiliations


Awards & Honors

  • 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
  • 2018 McKnight Scholar Award
  • 2017 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (DP2)
  • 2017 Kathryn W. Davis Aging Brain Scholar
  • 2017 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences
  • 2017 Searle Scholar
  • 2015 Next Generation Leaders Advisory Council: Allen Institute for Brain Science
  • 2014 Eppendorf and Science Prize for Neurobiology
  • 2014 NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00)
  • 2011 Helen Hay Whitney Foundation: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2010 Krieg Cortical Scholar Award
  • 2008 Albert J. Ryan Fellow