Past Winners

Past Heinz Lehmann Award Winners
1982 T. L. Sourkes  
1983 G. M. Brown  
1984 B. Belleau  
1985 P. Seeman  
1986 S. Lal  
1987 C. Fibiger  
1988 C. de Montigny  
1989 A. A. Boulton  
1990 S. N. Young Manuscript
1991 R. Quirion Manuscript
1992 P. Grof  
1993 K. K. Midha Manuscript
1994 R. O. Pihl Manuscript
1995 A. C. Cuello Manuscript
1996 R. Joffe Manuscript
1997 N. Barden Manuscript
1998 B. Sherwin Manuscript
1999 J. Stewart Manuscript
2000 M. Steiner  
2001 F. Vaccarino Manuscript
2002 H. Steiger Manuscript
2003 T. DiPaolo Manuscript
2004 G. Chouinard Manuscript 1
Manuscript 2
2005 M. Meaney Manuscript
2006 L.T. Young  
2007 H. Anisman Manuscript
2008 W. Honer Manuscript
2009 A. Phillips Manuscript
2010 P. Blier  
2011 D. Weaver
R. Tyndale
2012 G. Turecki  
2013 S. George
B. Rusak
2014 G. MacQueen  
2015 Dr. Derek van der Kooy  
2016 L. Yatham  
2017 P. Albert Manuscript
2018 A. Evans  
2019 G. Rouleau  
2020 M. Alda  
2021 No award given due to COVID  
2022 B. Giros  
Past Young Investigator Award Winners
1987 A. J. Greenshaw  
1988 B. Suranyi-Cadotte  
1989 F. J. Vaccarino  
1990 P. Blier
P.B.S. Clarke
1991 J. Bradwejn  
1992 M. Martin-Iverson  
1993 R. Joffe  
1994 A. Gratton
J. Poirier
1995 G. Koren Manuscript
1996 G. Robertson Manuscript
1997 W. Honer Manuscript
1998 J. Nalbantoglu  
1999 S. Kapur Manuscript
2000 No award given  
2001 R. Joober Manuscript
2002 S. Kar
/C-D. Walker
2003 G. Turecki Manuscript
2004 L-E. Trudeau Manuscript
2005 J. Meyer Manuscript
2006 S. Floresco Manuscript
2007 M. Lepage Manuscript
2008 T. Woodward Manuscript
2009 J. Pruessner Manuscript
2010 J. M. Beaulieu
/C. Flores
2011 J. Daskalakis Manuscript
2012 G. Gobbi Manuscript
2013 L. Booij Manuscript
2014 A. Barr  
2015 Dr. Sherif Karama  
2016 M. Chakravarty  
2017 L. Palaniyappan  
2018 I. Boileau, S. Borgland  
2019 V. DeLuca  
2020 C. Menard  
2021 No award given due to COVID  
2022 A. McGirr  
Past Innovations in Neuropsychopharmacology Award Winners
1996 C. Fibiger
A. Phillips
1997 J. Bradwejn  
1998 S. Gauthier
J. Poirier
R. Quirion
1999 G. Baker
R. Coutts
A. Greenshaw
2000 M. Diksic Manuscript
2001 H. Robertson  
2002 S. Lal  
2003 No award given  
2004 P. Seeman
S. Kapur
2005 No award given  
2006 R. Tyndale Manuscript
2007 N. Barden  
2008 G. MacQueen Manuscript
2009 S. Josselyn Manuscript
2010 S. Weiss  
2011 M. Szyf  
2012 G. Remington Manuscript
2013 X. Zhang  
2014 A. Lozano  
2015 Dr. Marco Leyton  
2016 D. Mueller
G. Robertson
2017 Y. Wang Manuscript
2018 No award given  
2019 C. Flores Manuscript
2020 J. Meyer  
2021 No award given due to COVID  
2022 G. Gobbi  
Past CCNP Medal Award Winners
1988 Y.-D. Lapierre
1990T. L. Sourkes
1991N. P. V. Nair
1992R.T. Coutts
J.M. Cleghorn
1993W. G. Dewhurst
1994P. D. Hrdina
1995D. J. McClure
1996A. Villeneuve
1997G. Baker
1998No award given
1999No award given
2000A.G. Awad
2001No award given
2002T. Reader
2003S.N. Young
2004D. Addington
2005No award given
2006S. Kennedy
2007R. Quirion
2008S. Kutcher
2009L. Yatham
2011M. Steiner
2012A. Phillips
2013L.T. Young
2014No award given
2015Dr. Ashok Malla
2016No award given
2017Z. Merali
2018P. Boksa
2019L. Srivastava
2020B. Orser
2021No award given due to COVID
2022G. Remington
Past CCNP Jock Cleghorn Prize Winners
2008 Diane Lagace "Adult hippocampal neurogenesis is functionally important for stress-induced social avoidance"
Michelle Sidor "An ontogenetic characterization of the emergence of anxiety-like behaviour in early immune challenged mice
2009 N/A  
2010 Bailey Dyck "Selective synapsin II knock-down in the medial prefrontal cortex of the rat disrupts glutamatergic and GABAergic transmission"
2011 Guilherme Behr "Modulation of locomotor activity and cerebellar and frontal cortical redox profile in female Wistar rats treated with anorexigenic amphetamine-like drug fenproporex"
2012 Melissa Perreault "Dopamine D1-D2 receptor heteromer in dual phenotype GABA/glutamate-coexpressing striatal medium spiny neurons differentially regulates mesolimbic and striatonigral neurotransmission
Colin Stopper "Stimulation of the lateral habenula during rewarded outcomes shifts decision-making biases involving uncertain rewards"
2013 Yekta Dowlati (clinical) "Development of dietary supplement method to prevent postpartum depression"
Kelly Rilett (basic) "Functional loss of T cells results in sex differences in anxiety phenotype and neuroanatomy"
2014 Weam Fageera (clinical) "Association of catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene with the reverse placebo effect in children with ADHD"
Mehnaz Ferdousi (basic) "Evaluating a fluorinated analogue of Marsanidine as a potential PET ligand for central alpha-2 adrenoceptors"
2015 Angélica Torres-Berrio (Basic Science) "DDC confers susceptibility to depression-like behaviours in humans and mice and is regulated by MIR-218"
Elaine Setiawan (Clinical) "Increased neuroinflammation in major depressive disorder and relation to symptom severity"
2016 Laura Best (Clinical) "Decreased endocannabinoid metabolism in treatment-seeking alcohol users: a pet study with the fatty acid amide hydrolase radioligand [11c] curb"
Angélica Torres-Berrio (Basic Science) "MicroRNA-218: a potential developmental biomarker of vulnerability to depression-like behaviors"
2017 Darya Naumova (Clinical) "DRD4 Exon 3 genotype as predictor of symptom severity and treatment outcomes in children with ADHD: gene-treatment and gene-environment interaction study"
Shawna Thompson (Basic Science) "T cells influence brain and immune development before adolescence in mice"
2018 Tristan Philippe (Basic Science) "Sex differences in stress habituation modulate pre- and post-synaptic 5-HT1A receptor function"
Rubai Zhou (Clinical) "What determines social functional improvement in patients with major depressive disorder? A neuroimaging study"
2019 Daniel Hoops, Montreal (Basic Science) "The timing of adolescence: chemicals and cues that control the transition to adulthood"
Nellie Fotopoulos, Montreal (Clinical) "Cumulative exposure to ADHD medication is inversely related to hippocampal sub-regional volume in children with ADHD"
Grace Teskey, Hamilton (Clinical) "Intestinal permeability correlates with behavioural severity in very young children with ASD"
2020 Meeting cancelled so no award given
2021 No awards competition due to COVID
2022 No awards competition due to COVID
Past WG Dewhurst Travel Awards Winners
2008 Kee-Chan Ahn "Metabolic receptor-mediated facilitation of burst-induced Ca 2+ signals in VTA dopamine neurons correlates with amphetamine-conditioned place reference"
  Moogeh Baharnoori "Developmental changes in the morphology of pyramidal neurons of prefrontal cortex and hippocampus in rats following prenatal immune challenge with LPS"
  Michael Bodnar "The hippocampus as a neural marker of short-term clinical outcome is first episode schizophrenia"
  Annie Duchesne "Gender differences in neural activation changes during psychosocial stress"
  Jerome Foo "Callosal changes in MDD associated with childhood emotional abuse and neglect"
  Bonnie Lichlyter "Neurochemical changes correlate with cognitive function in an abstinent stimulant abusing population"
  Florence Roullet "Alterations in behaviour and gene expression in response to maternal challenge with anti-epileptic drug valproic acid"
2009 Xavier Balducci "Medial orbitofrontal cortex of dysfunction in alcohol dependence assessed by using a dextroamphetamine probe and functional magnetic resonance imaging"
  Daniel Blumberger "Age effect in a randomized controlled trial of bilateral versus unilateral rTMS for treatment resistant major depressive disorder"
  Denée Burgess "Decreased glutamate levels in the medial prefrontal cortex in patients with postpartum depression"
  Carl Ernst "Epigenetics of TrkB in suicide"
  Benicio Frey "Gender differences in brain serotonin synthesis in medication-fee individuals with major depressive disorder: A "-[11C]MTrp positron emission tomography"
  Catherine Lord "Stress and error monitoring in postpartum women with obsessive-compulsive disorder: a postpartum neuroimaging study"
  Mathieu Pilon "Awakening thresholds in sleepwalkers and controls: effects of experimental auditory stimuli and sleep deprivation"
  Michel Samson "Activation of nitric oxide synthase may mediate reversal of cognitive deficits after transient forebrain ischemia produced by darbepoetin alfa"
  Michelle Sidor "The molecular signature of anxiety-like behaviour in mice exposed to a postnatal immune challenge"
  Laura Tan "Newly-elucidated bioactive peptides regulate corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) pathways in the brain: the role of the teneurin C-terminal associated peptides (TCAPs)"
  Krzysztof Welfeld "Cross-sensitization between stimulants and stress in humans: behavioural and neurochemical correlates"
2010 Stephanie Tobin "Effects of acute food deprivation on the ventral subicular-nucleus accumbens pathway in naive rats and rats previously trained to self-administer heroin"
  Bailey Dyck "Selective synapsin II knock-down in the medial prefrontal cortex of the rat disrupts glutamatergic and GABAergic neurotransmission"
  Elaine Setiawan "Increased alcohol-induced dopamine release in subjects at risk for alcohol dependence: a PET [11C]Raclopride study"
  Kevin Casey "Childhood family function predicts dopamine response to d-amphetamine challenge: a PET [11C]Raclopride study"
  Fiona Zeeb "Insight into the neurobiological basis of gambling: lesions to the basolateral amygdale and orbitofrontal cortex affect decision-making in a rodent gambling task"
  Jay Hosking "Subthalamic nucleus lesions increase the latency to make high-risk choices in rodent gambling paradigms"
2011 N/A  
2012 Meagan Auger "Haploinsufficiency of the unc5c netrin-1 receptor alters the behavioral response to stimulant drugs"
  Aryan Fotros "Cue-induced dopamine release in striatal and extra-striatal regions in cocaine dependent users: A high resolution PET [18F] fallypride study"
  Mirko Manchia "Genetic risk of suicidal behaviour in bipolar-spectrum disorders: analysis of 737 pedigrees"
  Melissa Perreault "Dopamine D1-D2 receptor heteromer in dual phenotype GABA/glutamate-coexpressing striatal medium spiny neurons differentially regulates mesolimbic and striatonigral neurotransmission"
  Geeta Thakur "Maternal smoking during pregnancy and ADHD: A comprehensive clinical and neurocognitive characterization"
  Jennifer Wright "Morphine fails to promote adult rat 50-KHZ ultrasonic vocalizations while producing a conditioned place preference and increasing locomotor activity"
2013 Erin Cumminsr "Role of the noradrenergic system in relapse to heroin seeking"
  Lauren Mak "The association between the serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and late-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder: a meta-analysis"
  Ellie-Anna Minogianis "The speed of intravenous cocaine delivery determines the motivation to take the drug and drug-induced changes in striatal D2 receptor density and function"
  Tristan Philippe "Methylation-dependnet and –independent regulation of the human 5-HTIA promoter by M3CP2"
  Michelle Sidor "Chronic optogenetic stimulation of ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons drives distinct and separable features of manic-like behaviour"
  Mee-Sook Song "Characterization of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathology in 5xFAD mice and in vitro evaluation of bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) efficacy"
2014 Francis Bambico "The effect of chronic stress on depressive-like behaviour and prefrontocortical small conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channel function is rapidly reversed by muscarinic receptor antagonists"
  James Benoit "White matter deficits in high-risk adolescents: findings from DTI"
  Tracey D’Cunha "Changes in dopamine in the dorsolateral striatum during the augmentation of heroin seeking in chronically food restricted rats"
  Stephanie Gallant "Behavioural effects of chronic prenatal MK-801 treatment in adult male offspring"
  Mee-Sook Song "A common target in Type 2 diabetes mellitus and Alzheimer’s disease (AD)"
  Yanbo Zhang "Targeting on oligodendrocyte repair and development: a new feature of atypical antipsychotic drugs and beyond?"
2015 Pauline Charbogne "Contribution of mu opioid receptor expressed in GABAergic forebrain neurons to opioid responses: a conditional knockout approach"
  Julian Chiarella "Frontal-limbic brain development in depressed adolescents with various levels of childhood abuse: a preliminary study"
  Michal Juhas "Altered resting-state functional brain connectivity during early recovery from alcohol use disorder"
  Jennifer Nyarko "A variant of Presenilin-1 is a marker for monoamine oxidase-A function in human cortex"
  Elaine Setiawan "Increased neuroinflammation in major depressive disorder and relation to symptom severity"
  Shawna Thompson "The role of microglia-T cell communication in brain regions implicated in anxiety-like behaviour"
  Angélica Torres-Berrio "DCC confers susceptibility to depression-like behaviors in humans and mice and is regulated by miR-218"
2016 Alex Adibfar "Evaluating the relationship between markers of oxidative stress and depression in coronary artery disease patients"
  Aadil Bharwani "A neuroactive bacteria modulates stress-induced behavioural deficits and inflammation independent of restoring the gut microbiota"
  Kyle Brymer "Fast-acting antidepressant effects of reelin in an animal model of depression"
  Santiago Cuesta "MicroRNA-218 is a potential mediator of the effects of amphetamine in adolescence"
  Jessica Di Sante "The relevance of peripheral methylation in stress-related genes for the understanding of the human brain: a comparison of different biological samples in a longitudinal cohort"
  Lauren Reynolds "DCC receptors control target recognition decisions by dopamine axons in adolescence"
2017 Angelica Torres-Berrio "MiR-218 is a molecular switch for resilience to chronic stress"
  Elisa Guma "Does the timing of maternal immune activation affect neuroanatomical and behavioural outcome in the offspring?"
  Elmira Ismaylova "Serotonin transporter gene methylation in peripheral tissues in healthy adults: neural correlates and tissue specificity"
  Farank Vahid-Ansari "Abrogated Freud-1/CC2D1A repression of 5-HT1A autoreceptors induces a treatment-resistant anxiety-depression phenotype"
  Jonathan Simone "Effects of stress in adolescence on socioemotional function dissipate, whereas those of CBI receptor antagonism emerge in adulthood, in male rats"
  Laura Best "Low FAAH as a potential predictor of relapse in treatment-seeking alcohol users: preliminary observations"
2018 Tara Delorme "The effect of chronic altered lighting conditions as motor coordination, cognitive functions and wheel running in aged mice"
  Gabriella Mattina "The association between 5-HTTLPR and obsessive-compulsive symptoms in women during the perinatal period"
  Alice Morgunova "DCC gene network in the prefrontal cortex predicts brain volume and impulsivity in healthy children"
  Jose Maria Restrepo "Differential effects of high and low doses of amphetamine in adolescence on dopamine and behavioral development"
  Lauren Reynolds "Sex-specific effects of amphetamine in adolescence on DCC regulation, dopamine development, and cognitive maturation"
  Faranak Vahid-Ansari "Chronic desipramine treatment reverses anxiety and depression phenotypes in a mouse model of fluoxetine resistance"
2019 Chloe Anastassiadis (Montreal) "The effect of high-fat diet and exercise on neuroanatomy in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease"
  Nellie Fotopoulos (Montreal) "Children with ADHD homozygous for the NET (rs36021) risk allele have reduced cortical surface area in executive brain regions: evidence for an overdominance model"
  Duncan Green (Toronto) "Fatty acid amide hydrolase levels in amygdala linked with functional connectivity in fear-related circuitry: a combined positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance imaging study"
  Rami Hamati (Ottawa) "Assessing the role of serotonin-2B receptor antagonism in the antidepressant response: an in-vivo electrophysiological study in the rat brain"
  Faranak Vahid-Ansari (Ottawa) "Chronic desipramine-induced noradrenergic neuroplasticity and recovery of anxiety and depression phenotypes in a fluoxetine-resistant mouse model"
  Franz Villaruel (Montreal) "Optogenetic activation of the infralimbic cortex to nucleus accumbens shell circuit attenuates the renewal of appetitive Pavlovian responding"
2020 Meeting cancelled so no award given
2021 No awards competition due to COVID
2022 No awards competition due to COVID