Dante Cicchetti, U of M professor, receives $1 million research prize
Dante Cicchetti received the Klaus J. Jacobs research prize for his work in child development.
Photo courtesy of the University of Minnesota.
Dante Cicchetti, a professor in the University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development, has been awarded the prestigious Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize and $1 million by the Jacobs Foundation in Switzerland.
He uses a multifaceted approach, combining theory and research in psychosocial behaviors with neurobiology and genetics. He then uses the data he's gathered to create interventions in the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect.
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