Award Winners

Samuel Gershon Junior Investigator Award Winners

2021

  Mikaela Dimick, Ph.D.

  Psychiatric Residency

  Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

  University of Toronto

  Toronto, Canada

 

 

 

 

  Okan Imre, M.D.

  Specialist of Mental Health Care

  Psychiatrist

  Baskale State Hospital

  Van, Turkey 

 

 

 

 

  Camila Nayane de Carvalho Lima, Ph.D.

  Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

  Houston, Texas, USA

 

 

 

 

 

  Roger Bitencourt Varela, Ph.D.

  Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  Queensland Brain Institute

  Brisbane, Australia

 

 

 

 

 

  Robson Zazula, Ph.D.

  Lecturer and Researcher in Psychology and Mental Health

  School of Medicine

  Federal University for Latin American Integration

  Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020

  Deniz Ceylan, M.D., Ph.D.

  Assistant Professor

  Department of Psychiatry and Faculty of Medicine

  Izmir University of Economics

  Izmir, Turkey

 

 

 

 

  Maria Faurholt-Jepsen, M.D., Dr. Med. Sc.

  Psychiatric Center Copenhagen, Righospitalet

  Copenhagen Affective Disorder Research Center

  Copenhagen, Denmark

 

 

 

 

 

  Dr. Daniel Ritish Paul. Kavati, M.D. Psychiatry

  Senior Resident

  Department of Psychiatry

  National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Science

  Bangalore, India

 

 

 

 

  Rachel HB Mitchell, M.D., MSc, FRCPC

  Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

  University of Toronto

  Toronto, Canada

 

 

 

2019

  Carolina Gubert, PhD

  Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

  University of Melbourne

  Melbourne, Australia

 

 

 

  Delfina Janiri, MD

  Fellowship

  Department of Psychiatry Icahan School of Medicine

  Mount Sinai Hospital

  New York, NY, USA

 

 

 

 

  Francisco Diego Rabelo da Ponte

  PhD Student in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

  Department of Psychiatry at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

  Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 

 

 

 

 

  Georgina Hosang, PhD, PG CERT, CPsychol, FHEA

  Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine

  Centre for Psychiatry at Queen Mary University of London

  London, England

 

 

 

 

 

  Manpreet Sehmbi, PhD

  Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences

  McMaster University

  Hamilton, ON, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018

Alejandro Szmulewicz, MD
Neuroscience Institute
Favaloro University
Buenos Aires, Argentina

  Burcu Kok, PhD
  Istanbul University Department of Neuroscience PhD
  Istanbul Sancaktepe Research and Training Hospital MD
  Istanbul, Turkey

 

 

 

 

 

  Chul-Hyun Cho, MD, PhD. 
  Department of Psychiatry
  Korea University College of Medicine
  Seoul, Republic of Korea

 

 

 

 

 

  Gabriel Fries, PhD
  The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 
  Houston, TX, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017

Alison Merikangas, MPH, PhD
Neuropsychiatry Program, Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA


  Esther Jimenez, PsyD, MSc, PhD
  Clinical Institute of Neruoscience
  Barcelona, Spain

 

 

 

 

 


  Rishi Gupta, MBBS, MD
  Department of Psychiatry
  New Delihi, India

 

 

 

 

 


  Sanjay T. Naik, MBBS, MD
  Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS
  Bangalore, India 

 

 

 

 

 


2016

  Abigail Ortiz, MD, MSc, FRCPC
  Mood Disorders Program, Dept. of Psychiatry,
  University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Amy T. Peters
  Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology,
  University of Illinois at Chicago
  Chicago, IL, USA

 

 

 

 

 

  Ananya Mahapatra, MD, DNB
  Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Cristian David Vargas Upegui, MD, MSc
  Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine,
  Universidad de Antioquia Medellin, Colombia

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015

Rashmin Achalia, MD
Psychiatry Consultant, Achalia Neuropsychiatry Hospital,
Aurangabad, India

Alfredo Cuellar Barboza, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
Monterrey, Mexico

Caterina del Mar Bonnin, PsyD, MSc, PhD
Barcelona Bipolar Disorders Program, Institute of Neurosciences,
University of Barcelona, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Suzanne Gonzalez, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
El Paso, TX, USA

2014

Manpreet Kaur Singh, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
Director, Stanford Pediatric Mood Disorders Program 
Stanford, CA, USA

Gislaine Reus, PhD
Laboratory of Neurosciences, University of Southern Santa Catarina
Criciúma, SC, Brazil

Cecilia Berlanga
Neuropsychiatrist, Angeles Hospital Pedregal and Angeles Hospital Lomax
Mexico City, Mexico

Fernando S. Goes, MD
Assistant Professor, Mood Disorders Center, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baltimore, MD, USA

2013

B.C.M. Haarman, MD
Psychiatrist/Researcher, University of Groningen, Department of Psychiatry    
Groningen, Netherlands

Janardhanan C. Narayanaswamy, MD
Consultant – OCD Clinic,
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry,
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
Bangalore, India

Samuel Sarrazin, MSc
Translational Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Mondor University Hospitals
Créteil, France

Samira S. Valvassori, MSc
Laboratory of Neuronal Signaling and Psychopharmacology, Graduate Program in Health Sciences,
Health Sciences Unit, University of Southern Santa Caterina
Criciúma, SC, Brazil

2012

Rasim Diler, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
Medical Director, Inpatient Child & Adolescent Bipolar Spectrum Services, UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Jan-Marie Kozicky, BSc Honors

Pedro Vieira da Silva Magalhães, MD, PhD

Christian Zeni, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director of Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Program
University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston
Houston, TX, USA

 

2011

Jigar Rasikal Jogia, BSc, PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS, FHEA
Associate Professor of Psychology, American University in Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Robin Nusslock, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology, Northwestern University
Evanston, IL, USA

Guillermo Pérez Algorta, PhD
Lecturer in Mental Health, Lancaster University
Lancaster, UK

Naren Rao, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
Bangalore, India

2010

Brisa Fernandes, MD, PhD
School of Medicine, Deakin University and Barwon Health
Victoria, Australia

Mauricio Kunz, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Porto Alegre, Brazil

Adriene Rosa, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Vesile Senturk, MD, MSc, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry Department, Ankara University School of Medicine
Ankara, Turkey

2009

Ana Andreazza, PhD
Canada Research Chair in Molecular Pharmacology of Mood Disorders
Associate Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

David Bond, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA

Seetal Dodd, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor, IMPACT SRC
Clinical Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Deakin University
Clinical Associate Professor, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne
Associate Professor, Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services, University Hospital Geelong
Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Sandip Kulkarni, MD
Consultant Psychiatrist, Central Adelaide Local Health Network
Adelaide, South Australia

Fernando Neves, MD, PhD

2008

Benjamin Goldstein, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Hurvitz Brain Sciences Research Program
Director, Centre for Youth Bipolar Disorder, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Morgan Haldane, MB, MS, MSc

Carlos Lopez, MD, MSc, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Antioquia
Medellin, Colombia

Samir Kumar Praharaj, MBBS, MD, DPM
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Kasturba Medical College
Manipal, Karnataka, India

2006

Carrie Bearden, PhD
Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Marcia Kauer-Sant’Anna, MD, PhD
Psychiatrist and Professor of Faculty of Medicine, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Benicio Frey, MD, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences
Mood Disorders Program & Women’s Health Concerns Clinic, McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Vesile Senturk, MD, MSc, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry Department, Ankara University School of Medicine
Ankara, Turkey