The 2023 Hendlisz Event Program is now available!

Don’t miss the Leo & Rachel Hendlisz Scientific Event, happening in just over a week!

The Hendlisz Awards acknowledges the best articles from Douglas trainees. Join us for exciting research presentations from the 6 top applicants!

These presentations will be followed by the announcement of this year’s 3 award winners and a cocktail.

WHEN: December 15, 2023 @ 3:30-6:00 PM

WHERE: Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavillion

WHO: Everyone is welcome to come and celebrate our trainees’ excellent work!

Event Program: 2023 LEO & RACHEL HENDLISZ AWARDS

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2023, 3:30 – 6:00 P.M. – BOWERMAN ROOM – DOBELL B-1127

3:30 PM  Introduction
3: 40 – 5: 10 PM ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY THE TOP-RANKING APPLICANTS
3:40 PM Stephanie Tullo(team Chakravarty)
Neuroanatomical and cognitive biomarkers of alpha-synuclein propagation in a mouse model of synucleinopathy prior to onset of motor symptoms (J. Neurochem., 2023)
3:55 PM Joseph Ghanem (team Lepage)
Exploring the relationship between suicidality and persistent negative symptoms following a first episode of psychosis (Schizophr. Bull., 2023)
4:10 PM Lauren Reynolds (team Flores)
Amphetamine disrupts dopamine axon growth in adolescence by a sex-specific mechanism in mice (Nat. Commun., 2023)
4:25 PM Sahar Fazeli (team Ferrari)
Performing qualitative content analysis of video data in social sciences and medicine: The visual-verbal video analysis method (Int. J. Qual. Methods, 2023)
4:40 PM  Rixing Lin (team Turecki)
SNORD90 induces glutamatergic signalling following treatment with monoaminergic antidepressants (eLife, 2023)
4:55 PM Léonie Archambault (team Perreault)
People with opioid use disorders: A taxonomy of treatment entrants to support the development of a profile-based approach to care (Drug Alcohol Rev., 2023)
5:10 PM Announcement of the 2023 Leo and Rachel Hendlisz Award winners
5:25 PM Cocktail

Please note that the order of talks is not necessarily according to the ranking in the competition.

For more information: Douglas Student Committee for Academic Life (DAL) at douglas.academic.life@gmail.com