Awards and Grants

Nominations Needed:  Dr. Guislain Award
The nominations for the sixth Dr. Guislain Award are officially open. This international initiative rewards organizations, individuals or projects that have made an exceptional contribution in the social or cultural field, in breaking the chains of stigma with regard to mental illness. Click here to learn more.

 

Outstanding Clinical/Community Research

This award is given to a SIRS member in recognition of 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.

  • 2016 Winner:  Larry Seidman, Ph.D.
  • 2014 Winner: Michael Foster Green, Ph.D.

Outstanding Basic Research

This award is given to a SIRS member in recognition of 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.

  • 2016 Winner:  Anthony Grace, Ph.D.
  • 2014 Winner: Akira Sawa, M.D., Ph.D

Rising Star

Early career researchers who are less than 40 years old by April 2014 or 2016 or within five years post-doc.

  • 2016 Winners:  Aristotle Voineskos, FRCP(C),M.D.,Ph.D., and Alan Anticevic, Ph.D.
  • 2014 Winner: Oliver Howes, BM, BCh, MA, MRCPsych, Ph.D., D.M.

2016 Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Herbert Meltzer, M.D.

2014 Distinguished Service Awards

  • Lynn E. DeLisi, M.D.
  • Henry A. Nasrallah, M.D. 

2016 Poster Awards

npj: Schizophrenia

  • Jared Moreines – Differential Regulation of Ventral Tegmental Area Dopamine Neurons by Infralimbic Prefrontal Cortex and Lateral Habenula: Implications for Schizophrenia
  • Maria F. UrquijoSchizotypy and Neurocognitive Performance in psychosis: An Analysis from the First Pronia Sample
  • Lina A. Antonucci – Thalamic Medio-Dorsal Connectivity during Attentional Control Measured with Independent Component Analysis is Associated with Familiar Risk for Schizophrenia and with a Polygenic Risk Score

Schizophrenia Research (Elsevier) Founding Editors Award

  • Rajiv Tandon et al. Definition and Description of Schizophrenia in the DSM-5
  • Hans-Gert Bernstein et al. Glial Cells as Key Players in Schizophrenia Pathology: Recent Insights and Concepts of Therapy

Schizophrenia Bulletin (Oxford)

  • Shalaila Haas – Separation of Recent-Onset Psychosis Patients from Healthy Controls Based on Resting-State Functional Connectivity Pattern Classification

Cognitive Neuropsychiatry

  • 1st – Julien Laloyaux – The Cognitive Underpinnings of Multitasking of Daily Life Activities in Persons Diagnosed with schizophrenia: Validation of a New Model
  • 2nd – Max Lam – Ecologically-valid assessment of attention in schizophrenia in a virtual environment
  • 3rd – Daniel Davies – Use of Prior Knowledge in Perceptual Inference Dissociates Computational Mechanisms of Anomalous Perceptions and Delusions

Members with awards or grants postings should contact info@schizophreniaresearchsociety.org