He is a Nobel Prize winning neuroscientist and a professor at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre and at University College London. For the discovery of specialized brain networks for memory and cognition, he received the 2014 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience along with Brenda Milner and Marcus Raichle. He earned MA degree in 1964 from McGill University in Montreal and a PhD degree in Donald Hebb's Department of Psychology in 1967. He is best known for his discovery of place cells in the hippocampus. He was born to Irish immigrant parents.
Moving on to his personal life, he has stayed low profile in this regard. There is no any information about his love life. Though he has mentioned about his achievements and his work experience, he hasn't shared any detailed information about his personal life. We don't know whether he is married or divorced. He hasn't been a part of any controversy yet, as he has managed to keep a good image.