Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Pfaff, Donald W.
Location The Rockefeller University
Primary Field Physiology and Pharmacology
Secondary Field Systems Neuroscience
 Election Citation
Pfaff has made signal contributions to the analysis of mammalian behaviors and their neuroendocrine control. Using a multiplicity of experimental approaches, he has deciphered the neuromuscular circuits whereby the sex hormones evoke the stereotypical behavior patterns associated with mating and has elucidated the biology of the neuronal systems that govern reproductive processes.
 Research Interests
My two primary areas of research are brain function and behavior.

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