SSBP Young Investigator Award

In order to support and promote the research of young scientists in the field of biological psychiatry in Switzerland, the Swiss Society of Biological Psychiatry (SSBP) awards CHF 5’000 every year to the best original scientific contribution to the advancement of the treatment and understanding of biological backgrounds of mental disorders. The Award for 2012, generously sponsored by Eli Lilly (Suisse) SA, will be delivered at the SSBP Annual Meeting 2012, which will take place in Basle at 9th of November 2012. The rules for the Award application are listed below.


Themes: Original experimental or clinical investigations from all disciplines of biological psychiatry research (for instance: epidemiology, genetics, patho- and neurophysiology, neurobiochemistry, drug- and clinical research, etc.).


Author: The author should not be over the age of 40 years and should work and be engaged in scientific projects in Switzerland or should be a Swiss citizen if working in another country. Membership of the SSBP is not a condition for application. The Award will be delivered during the Award ceremony (15:00 – 15:15) at the Annual Meeting of SNS/SSBP/SSBN The author should be present and will be invited to give a short presentation (15 min.) summarizing his work.


Application: Please provide a manuscript (max. 20 pages) in English, French or German, or one or more publications illustrating the subject of the research and the results, a Curriculum Vitae and the list of published articles. Selection committee: SSBP Executive Committee.


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