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SOBP Educator Award

Submissions are now closed. Purpose: The Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP) Teaching Award in Biological Psychiatry recognizes the need for educational excellence, innovation, scholarship and engagement in teaching biological psychiatry. The stated purpose of the Society includes promotion of educational excellence in fields that investigate the nature, causes, mechanisms and treatments of disorders of thought, […]

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SOBP Redelsheimer Distinguished Award

Purpose The SOBP Redelsheimer Distinguished Award was established by the Society of Biological Psychiatry to honor major breakthroughs in the field of biological psychiatry.  This award is to recognize past research that has been completed and has contributed significantly to the advancement of biological psychiatry. Guidelines The award is a $50,000 cash prize and an […]

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October Newsletter – New Members

The below individuals became SOBP Members since the last SOBP Newsletter: Name Affiliation Michael Amlung McMaster University HuaLin Cai Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University Joan Camprodon Massachusetts General Hospital Erik Carlson University of Washington Breno Diniz UTHSC-Houston Brisa Fernandes Deakin University School of Medicine Joseph Goveas Medical College of Wisconsin Suzanne Haber University […]

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Letter from the Newsletter Editor, October 2017

Hello everyone, In this issue of our newsletter, we are pleased to announce the theme of our meeting in New York May 10-12, 2018: ” Biomarkers, Biomodels and Psychiatric Disorders.” SOBP President Carol Tamminga and Chair of the Scientific Program Committee Lori McMahon chose this theme in order to use SOBP and the annual meeting to […]

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Message from the Editor Hello everyone, Thanks to all of you who participated in our annual meeting in San Diego. We had a West coast record attendance of 1607 that included 79 SOBP travel awardees. The plenaries were outstanding, as were the symposia and posters. We continue to be the major scientific organization fostering the growth […]

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July Newsletter – New Members

To return to the July Newsletter, click here. The below individuals became SOBP Members since the last SOBP Newsletter: Jonathan Alpert MD PhD Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center Chaitali Anand MS Wayne State University Ashley Bernardo BA McMaster University Mahendra Bhati MD Stanford University William Bobo MD Mayo Clinic Joan Camprodon MD MPH […]

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July Newsletter – Mentorship Committee Commentary

The mentorship committee’s charge is to foster interest and enthusiasm for studying and conducting research in biological psychiatry in future generations.  This past year, we have continued to provide mentorship to SOBP travel awardees in a number of groups including residents, graduate students, and junior faculty. We have also continued to provide mentorship for APA […]

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Letter from the Newsletter Editor, July 2017

Hello everyone, Thanks to all of you who participated in our annual meeting in San Diego. We had a West coast record attendance of 1607 that included 79 SOBP travel awardees. The plenaries were outstanding, as were the symposia, oral, and posters. We continue to be the major scientific organization fostering the growth of the next generation […]

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Somerfeld-Ziskind Research Award

Purpose The Society of Biological Psychiatry offers an annual award of $5,000 to recognize outstanding research investigations in biological psychiatry. Guidelines No application is required for this award. The fifteen (15) highest ranked original investigations, among the archival reports in Biological Psychiatry, based upon peer review scores, are provided to the Somerfeld-Ziskind Award Committee by the […]

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A.E. Bennett Basic Research Award

Submissions are now closed. Purpose The Society of Biological Psychiatry offers an annual award of $5,000 each in basic science and in clinical/translational science for the purpose of stimulating research in biological psychiatry by young investigators. Guidelines Candidates shall either (a) have not passed their 45th birthday by January 1 for the year of the […]

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