2022 Leo and Rachel Hendlisz Award competition: Awardee

The Leo and Rachel Hendlisz Awards are given to the best research articles of the year published by students and postdoctoral fellows of the Douglas Research Centre. The 2022 awardees were announced at a special scientific event held on December 20, 2022.

1st prize

Cherie Strikwerda-Brown (Sylvia Villeneuve Lab)

for her article “Association of elevated amyloid and tau positron emission tomography signal with near-term development of Alzheimer disease symptoms in older adults without cognitive impairment”, JAMA Neurology, 2022

2nd prize

Johnson Ying (Mark Brandon Lab)

for his article “Disruption of the grid cell network in a mouse model of early Alzheimer’s disease”, Nature Communications, 2022

3rd prize

Vincent Paquin (Marie-Claude Geoffroy Lab)

for his article “Longitudinal trajectories of food insecurity in childhood and their associations with mental health and functioning in adolescence”, JAMA Network Open, 2021

Congratulations to all the awardees and thanks to all candidates, as well as to those who made the event possible. In particular, we wish to thank Mr. Jacques Hendlisz and the Douglas Foundation, the Research Centre, the members of the evaluation committee, and the Douglas Student Committee for Academic Life.