Dr. Stephen Glatt
2014 Connie Lieber Research Award Recipient
NAMI-NYS is delighted to announce that Stephan Glatt, Ph.D, has been chosen to receive the 2014 NAMI-NYS Connie Lieber Research Award. Dr. Glatt is the Director of the Psychiatric Genetic Epidemiology & Neurobiology Laboratory (PsychGENe Lab) at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse.
This award honors Dr. Glatt's work on candidate-gene and genome-wide association, expression, and functional studies of schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, heroin dependence, and other psychiatric and substance use disorders. The ultimate objective of his research is to identify the causes of these illnesses, and to find biomarkers that will facilitate earlier identification, intervention, and prevention.
Dr. Glatt has been awarded two Young Investigator Awards, an Independent Investigator Award, and the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Prize for Schizophrenia Research from NARSAD: The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. He is also the Principal Investigator on two Research Project grants from the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Glatt is also a co-investigator or consultant on numerous grants from the National Institutes of Health which are focused on identifying the nature and causes of mental disorders.
The award will be presented to Dr. Glatt on Friday evening November 14th at the NAMI-NYS Education Conference. Dr. Glatt will give the evening's featured presentation following his receiving the award.
You can click here to view a short video on Dr. Glatt and the PsychGENe Lab
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