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Donald Eugene Redmond Jr., MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Redmond has been endorsed as a leader in the fields of psychiatry, neuroscience and academia

    HAMDEN, CT, January 14, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Donald Eugene Redmond Jr., MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Redmond celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Now retired, Dr. Redmond had amassed more than 45 years of experience in his field as a renowned board-certified psychiatrist, neuroscientist, and educator. Concluding his extensive career at Yale University in 2018 after decades as a faculty member, he had found much success as a professor of psychiatry, the director of neurological behavior laboratory and the director of the neurological transplant program for neurological diseases. Dr. Redmond was originally recruited by the aforementioned university in 1974 as an assistant professor.

Dr. Redmond was affiliated with the U.S. Public Health Service and the National Institutes of Health, a division of the Department of Health and Human Services, between 1972 and 1974. In 1985, he was appointed as the president of the Axion Research Foundation in Hamden, a medical research organization. Dr. Redmond served in the same capacity for the Saint Kitts Biomedical Research Foundation in Saint Kitts, West Indies, between 1983 and 2018. In 2010, he was made an honorary citizen of St. Kitts, West Indies.

Among his many achievements, Dr. Redmond was responsible for the discovery that the blood pressure medication Clonidine blocks withdrawal syndromes from opioid drugs. It was the first and only drug for this specific purpose and he was recognized with an award for the discovery. A patentee in his field, Dr. Redmond has disseminated many of his findings by authoring and co-authoring hundreds of articles published in scholarly journals.

Due to his extensive professional background in Saint Kitts, West Indies, Dr. Redmond has become a lifetime member of the Saint Christopher National Trust. He has also held a number of administrative roles with the American Society Neural Therapy and Repair and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Furthermore, Dr. Redmond has been a prominent member of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, the Society for Gene and Cell Therapy and the International Society of Motor Disturbances.

Dr. Redmond initially studied at Southern Methodist University, from which he obtained an undergraduate degree in 1961. He later earned a Doctor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in 1968 and an honorary Master of Arts at Yale University in 1987. Board-certified in psychiatry, Dr. Redmond focused on brain research, particularly in regards to anxiety and depression. His later work involved tissue and stem cell treatments for Parkinson's disease.

Dr. Redmond's years of research have been supported through grants from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) between 1974 and 2002, the National Institute on Drug Abuse between 1981 and 1986 and the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke in 1986 and 2009. Celebrated for his years of dedication, he was presented with multiple Research Scientist Awards from the NIMH between 1980 and 2001. He also received a Foundation Fund Prize from the American Psychiatric Association in 1981 and a Bernard Sanberg Research Award from the Society for Neural Therapy and Repair in 2011. A celebrated Marquis listee, Dr. Redmond has been featured in many editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who Medicine and Healthcare and Who's Who in American Education.

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