National Awards Dinner

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We request the pleasure of your company to join us as we celebrate 25 Years of Empowering Research for Productive Lives

National Awards Dinner

Friday, October 26, 2012

The Pierre
2 East 61st Street
at Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10065

6:30pm: Cocktails
7:30pm: Dinner

Business Attire


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Brain & Behavior Research Foundation celebrates 25 years of awarding NARSAD Grants



Lieber Prize Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research
Michael J. Owen, M.D., Ph.D., Cardiff University
Michael O’Donovan, M.D., Ph.D., Cardiff University

Colvin Prize Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research
Eduard Vieta, Ph.D., University of Barcelona
Karen Dineen Wagner, M.D., Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Ruane Prize Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Research
Matthew State, M.D., Ph.D., Yale University
Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Goldman-Rakic Prize Outstanding Achievement in Cognitive Neuroscience
Larry R. Squire, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Prize Innovative Schizophrenia Research
James T. R. Walters, M.D., Ph.D., Cardiff University


The Honorable Judge Steven Leifman
Miami-Dade County Court Criminal Division
Judge Leifman has served as Special Advisor on Criminal Justice and Mental Health for the Supreme Court of Florida since 2007. As chair of the Court’s Mental Health Subcommittee, he led the examination of Florida’s approach to criminal justice and mental health to transform Florida’s Mental Health System.

Alice Medalia, Ph.D.
Columbia University Medical Center
Dr. Medalia is an international leader in the field of psychiatric rehabilitation. She developed the widely used NEAR (Neuropsychological & Educational Approach to Remediation) model to help people with mental illness improve their thinking skills in such areas as attention, memory, processing speed and problem solving.


Honorary Chair: Herbert Pardes, M.D.
Dinner Chairs: Constance* and Stephen* Lieber
Honorary Committee:
Jack D. Barchas, M.D.
William E. Bunney, Jr., M.D.
Robert M.A. Hirschfeld, M.D.
Robert M. Post, M.D.
Judith L. Rapoport, M.D.
Dinner Committee:
Anne E.* and Ron Abramson
Susan and Mark H.* Alcott, Esq.
Raymonde and J. Anthony* Boeckh
Suzanne* and John Golden
Bonnie D.* and Alan Hammerschlag
George B. Handran, Esq.*
Ken Harrison*
Suzanne and John B.* Hollister
Tamar* and Milton* Maltz
Miriam Katowitz and Arthur* Radin, CPA
Marc R. Rappaport*
Barbara K. Streicker*
Elaine and Robert S.* Warshaw, Esq.

* Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Board Member (Current or Former)


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