Recent awards

Recent awards obtained by our researchers

Douglas researchers awarded two new and one renewed Canada Research Chairs

March 13, 2024 Today the Government of Canada announced the new Canada Research Chairs (CRC), one of the country’s highest academic honours. We are pleased to announce that two new … Read more

Dr. Michel Perreault receives a prize from Centre of expertise and collaborations in concomitant disorders

November 23, 2023 We are pleased to share that during their 5th Scientific activity, the Centre d’expertise et de collaboration en troubles concomitants (CECTC), awarded Dr. Michel Perreaut with the … Read more

Dr. Alain Brunet obtains the Acfas 2023 Léo Pariseau Award

November 22, 2023 On November 16, Acfas held its 79th annual Gala, during which it awarded its prestigious Acfas Prizes. We are proud to announce that this year, Dr. Alain … Read more


Dr. Gustavo Turecki listed on the Highly Cited Researchers 2023 list

November 19, 2023 The Douglas Research Centre is proud to announce that Dr. Gustavo Turecki has been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2023 list from Clarivate. The highly anticipated … Read more

Bruno Giros wins the Senior Investigator Award by the CSPT

Congratulations to Dr. Bruno Giros on winning the CSPT 2022/2023 Senior Investigator Award by Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics (CSPT) The Senior Investigator Award recognizes and stimulates research in the … Read more


Dr. Corina Nagy awarded a 2022 Young Investigator Grant by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention recently announced their annual list of research grantees. We are pleased to announce that Dr. Corina Nagy is among the 10 promising researchers who … Read more


Dr. Michel Perreault recognized for his contributions to addictions research

Dr. Michel Perreault was recognized for his work in the field of addiction by the RISQ (groupe de Recherche et d’intervention sur les substances psychoactives – Québec) and the journal … Read more


Dr. Martin Lepage awarded a Professional prize from the Ordre des psychologues du Québec

Congratulations to Dr. Martin Lepage, who was awarded the "Prix professionnel de l'Ordre des psychologues du Québec" in recognition of his outstanding work. The prize was awarded during the annual … Read more


Dr. Gustavo Turecki rewarded with a prize from the French Académie des sciences

  We are pleased to announce that Dr. Gustavo Turecki received the Philippe and Maria Halphen Prize from the Académie des sciences of France. This prize is being awarded during … Read more


Drs. Corina Nagy and Rachel Rabin awarded BBRF Young Investigator Awards

We are pleased to announce that two of our researchers, Drs Corina Nagy and Rachel Rabin, were awarded Brain and Behavior Research  Fund Young Investigator Awards for 2022. The BBRF … Read more


Dr. Patricia Pelufo Silveira named as a Member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and its Members have elected this year’s new Fellows and named the incoming class of the RSC College. In addition to the 102 new … Read more


Dr. Myra Piat named as a 2022 Champion of Mental Health by the CAMIMH

Dr. Myra Piat has been named one of the 2022 Champions of Mental Health by the Canadian Alliance for Mental Illness and Mental Health. Each year the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness … Read more


Dr. Bruno Giros nominated to the Academia Europea

Dr. Bruno Giros was recently named as a new member of the Academia Europea, which is dedicated to the advancement and promotion of excellence in scholarship. The Academia Europea’s mission is … Read more


Nicolas Cermakian honoured by the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms

  On the occasion of their biennial conference, held May 14-18, 2022, the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms recognized Dr. Nicolas Cermakian for his long-standing service by awarding him the SRBR … Read more


Dr. Kieran O’Donnell named CIFAR Fellow in Child & Brain Development

Congratulations to Dr. Kieran O’Donnell, former CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar, for being recently named a CIFAR Fellow in Child & Brain Development! Dr. O’Donnell’s exciting work on prenatal mental health and … Read more


Gustavo Turecki awarded Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize

Congratulations to Dr. Gustavo Turecki! The University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine has selected Dr. Gustavo Turecki to receive the Margolese prize for his pioneering work that has advanced our understanding … Read more