And the 2010 Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research Goes to…

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Dr. Ming T. Tsuang of the University of California at San Diego
Dr. Ming T. Tsuang of the University of California at San Diego

NARSAD once again recognizes a world-class leader in research in support of the organization’s mission and commitment to alleviate the suffering of mental illness. Dr. Tsuang is widely recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of schizophrenia research. Dr. Tsuang, not only in his own work but in the work of numerous other scientists influenced and mentored by him, is working toward enabling early intervention, aiming toward prevention of this often devastating illness.

The Lieber Prize is given annually to recognize and award extraordinary leadership in schizophrenia research and has become widely recognized as one of the most prestigious awards in the psychiatric field. Prize winners are recognized for their breakthrough work and serve as models of accomplishment for younger scientists involved in brain and behavior research The prize was awarded at the National ‘Discovery to Recovery’ Awards Dinner in New York City on October 29, 2010.

Dr. Tsuang

Dr. Ming Tsuang speaking at the Awards Dinner as Dr. Herbert Pardes, NARSAD Scientific Council President, looks on

Dr. Tsuang

Dr. Ming Tsuang (right) and Dr. Herbert Pardes (left)

Click here to listen to Dr. Tsuang’s speech from the October 2010 NARSAD National Awards Dinner in New York City.

Click here to view a video of Dr. Tsuang in his lab at the University of California at San Diego talking about the significance of his award.

Click here to read the NARSAD Quarterly Fall 2010 issue with a profile of Dr. Tsuang.

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