Awards and Grants

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.

  • 2018 Winner:  Ashok Malla, FRCPC
  • 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.

  • 2018 Winner:  Kim Do, D. Sci.
  • 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.

  • 2018 Winner:  Lena Palaniyappan, M.D.
  • 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.

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • 2018:  Patrick McGorry, M.D.
  • 2016:  Herbert Meltzer, M.D.

2014 Distinguished Service Awards

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

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