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SIRS Award Winners

Honorific Awards

SIRS HONORIFIC AWARDEES

Basic Research Award (Established 2012)

SIRS recognizes a member for an outstanding basic research contribution to schizophrenia research. The contribution may be preclinical or work which emphasizes the interface between basic and clinical research. The selection of the award recipient is based on the quality of the contribution(s) and its impact in advancing schizophrenia research.  You can find more about our most recent winner's research and accomplishments in the links below. 

2021 Awardee

Sergiu Pasca, M.D.

2019 Awardee

Brian Dean, Ph.D.

2018 Awardee

Kim Do, D. Sci.

2016 Awardee

Anthony Grace, Ph.D.

2014 Awardee

Akira Sawa, M.D., Ph.D.

2012 Awardee

John Waddington, Ph.D.

 

The Basic Research Award was not awarded in 2020.

Distinguished Service Award (Established in 2014)

SIRS recognizes a member who has provided extraordinary service to the Schizophrenia International Research Society. Their service has been a significant contribution to the society. You can find more about our most recent winner's research and accomplishments below. 

2019 Awardees

Jean Addington, Ph.D.

John Kane, M.D.

2014 Awardees

Lynn E. DeLisi, M.D. and

Henry A. Nasrallah, M.D.

 

The Distinguished Service Award was not awarded in years 2020, 2018. or 2016.

 

Global Schizophrenia Award (Established 2019)

The Global Schizophrenia Award is to support a SIRS member in a low and middle income country to attend the annual SIRS congress. The intent of the award is to widen diversity and to bring a member from under-represented countries to a state-of-the-art meeting to establish collaborations with other SIRS members. You can find more about our most recent winner's research and accomplishments in the links below. 

2021 Awardee

Raymond Chan, Ph.D.

2020 Awardee

Felipe Gomes, Ph.D.

2019 Awardees

Alexandre Loch, M.D., Ph.D.

Alexandra Zugno, Ph.D., Pharm.D.

 

Lifetime Achievement Award (Established in 2016)

The Lifetime Achievement Award is SIRS most prestigious award, given to a scientist who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the field of schizophrenia research. These individuals have:
- an established history in schizophrenia research
- exhibited leadership and provided mentoring to young investigators
- positively impacted the field of schizophrenia research

You can find more about our most recent winner's research and accomplishments in the links below. 

 

2021 Awardee

E. Fuller Torrey, M.D.

 2020 Awardee

Robin Murray, FMedSci, FRS

 

2019 Awardee

William Carpenter, M.D.

 

2018 Awardee

Patrick McGorry, M.D.

 

2016 Awardee

Herbert Meltzer, M.D.

Outstanding Clinical and Community Research Award (Established in 2012)

The Society recognizes a SIRS member for an outstanding clinical/community contribution to schizophrenia research.  The contribution may be based on a single discovery or a cumulative body of work. The selection of the award recipient is based on the quality of the contribution(s) and its impact in advancing schizophrenia research.

You can find more about our most recent winner's research and accomplishments in the links below. 

 

2021

Mary Cannon FRCPsy, M.D. 

2020

Rangaswamy Thara, Ph.D., FRCPsych

2019

Keith Nuechterlein, Ph.D.

2018

Ashok Malla, FRCPC

2016

Larry Seidman, Ph.D.

2014

Michael Foster Green, Ph.D.

2012

Philip D. Harvey, Ph.D.

 

Rising Star Award (Established in 2012)

The Society recognizes an early career researcher who is less than 40 years of age or within five years post-doc of their terminal degree, taking into account career breaks.  These researchers have shown exceptional research in the field of schizophrenia and a promising research trajectory.

You can find more about our most recent winner's research and accomplishments in the links below. 

2021

Katharine Thakkar, Ph.D.

2020

Greg Strauss, Ph.D.

2019

Gemma Modinos, Ph.D., Panos Roussos, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., and Jared Young, Ph.D.

2018

Lena Palaniyappan, M.D.

2016

Aristotle Voineskos, FRCP(C),M.D., Ph.D. and Alan Anticevic, Ph.D.

2014

Oliver Howes, BM, BCh, MA, MRCPsych, Ph.D., D.M.

2012 

Paolo Fusar Poli, Ph.D.

Translational Research Award (Established 2019)

The Society recognizes a SIRS member for an outstanding translational research contribution to schizophrenia research. The contribution may be based on a single discovery or a cumulative body of work which has translational impact. The selection of the award recipient is based on the quality of the contribution(s) and its impact in advancing schizophrenia research.

You can find more about our most recent winner's research and accomplishments in the links below. 

2021

Cynthia Shannon Weickert, Ph.D.

Vince Calhoun, M.A., M.S., Ph.D. 

2020

Alison Yung, M.D.


2019

Raquel Gur, M.D., Ph.D. and Ruben Gur, Ph.D.

Research Excellence Award (Established 2020)

The Society recognizes a mid-career researcher below full professor status who has shown exceptional research in the field of schizophrenia research and promising research trajectory.

You can find more about our most recent winner's research and accomplishments in the links below. 

2021

Margaret Niznikiewicz, Ph.D.

2020

Emmanuelle Peters, Ph.D.

 

PRESIDENT'S AWARD

SIRS PRESIDENT'S AWARD

Each year the president of SIRS may select a member of the society who has dedicated her/his career to bettering the lives of people with schizophrenia and has made multiple outstanding contributions toward advancing and facilitating our understanding of the illness in a pioneering and collaborative way.

 

2021 Awardee

Graham Boeckh Foundation

2020 Awardee

The Staglin Family

Early Career Award

SIRS EARLY CAREER AWARDEES

The Early Career Award program is intended to sponsor individuals who have, through their research, teaching or clinical activities, demonstrated a professional and scientific interest in the field of schizophrenia research. Please find the annual list of winners in the links below.

SIRS Annual Congress Early Career Awardees
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