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IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics

Established in 1989 for the best original, unpublished research in the field of psychogeriatrics, the IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics have encouraged the pursuit of relevant and important research efforts. In conjunction with the other activities of the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA), these awards have succeeded in helping to lead the way towards the important goal of improved mental health care for older persons around the world. Past award winners include many scientists who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field. Awards have been presented for currently acknowledged groundbreaking work that has benefited the health care professions throughout the world.

2013 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics

1st Place
Covariant perfusion patterns provide clues to the origin of cognitive fluctuations and attentional dysfunction in Dementia with Lewy Bodies

John-Paul Taylor, United Kingdom
Co-Authors: Sean J. Colloby, Ian G. McKeith, John T. O’Brien

2nd Place
Aberrant topographical organization in gray matter structural network in late life depression: A graph theoretical analysis

Hyun Kook Lim, Korea
Co-Authors: Won Sang Jung, Howard J. Aizenstein

3rd Place
More insight into the concept of apathy: A multidisciplinary depression management program has different effects on depressive symptoms and on apathy in nursing homes

Ruslan Leontjevas, The Netherlands
Co-Authors, Steven Teerenstra, Martin Smalbrugge, Myrra J.F.J. Vernooij-Dassen, Ernst T. Bohlmeijer, Debby L. Gerritsen, Raymond T.C.M. Koopmans

Previous Recipients

2011 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics Recipients:

First Place
Developing a Dimensional Model for Successful Cognitive and Emotional Aging
Ipsit Vahia, United States
Co-authors: Wesley K. Thompson, Colin A. Depp, Matthew Allison and Dilip V. Jeste

Second Place
Does Framingham stroke risk profile predict white-matter changes in late-life depression?
Charlotte L Allan, United Kingdom
Co-authors: Claire E Sexton, Ukwuori G Kalu, Lisa M McDermott, Mika Kivimäki, Archana Singh-Manoux, Clare E Mackay and Klaus P Ebmeier

Third Place
Patterns of grey matter atrophy in dementia with Lewy bodies. A voxel based morphometry study
Rosie Watson, United Kingdom
Co-authors: John T. O’Brien, Robert Barber and Andrew M. Blamire

2009 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics:
First Place – Grace TY Leung (Hong Kong SAR PR China)

Second Place – Yi Zhang (Sweden)

Third Place – Juanita Westbury (Australia)

2007 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics:
First Place – Carmen Andreescu (United States)
Second Place – Mathew Niti (Singapore)
Third Place – Katie Palmer (Sweden)

2005 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics:
First Place – Pauline Aalten (The Netherlands)
Second Place – Ivo Aben (The Netherlands)
Third Place – Suk Ling Ma (Hong Kong)

2003 IPA Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics:
First Place – Joella Storey (Australia)
Second Place – Claudia K-Y Lai (Hong Kong)
Third Place – Yonas E. Geda (United States)

2001 IPA Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics:
First Place – Robert Sweet, (United States)
Second Place – Pieter Jelle Visser, (The Netherlands)
Third Place – George E. Vaillant (United States)

1999 IPA-Bayer Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics:
First Place – Jürgen Unützer (United States)
Second Place – Sarvada Chandra Tiwari (India)
Third Place – Linda A. Gerdner (United States)

1997 IPA-Bayer Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics:
First Place – Steve Simpson (United Kingdom)
Second Place – Michel Bédard (Canada)
Third Place – Michael Linden (Germany

1995 IPA-Bayer Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics:
First Place – George E. Vaillant (United States
Second Place – V. Olga B. Emery (United States)
Third Place – Luc P. De Vreese (Italy)

1993 IPA-Bayer Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics:
First Place – Kaj Blennow (Sweden)
Second Place – Gary W. Small (United States)
Third Place – Evelyn L. Teng (United States)

1991 IPA-Bayer Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics:
First Place – Wayne G. J. Reid (Australia)
Second Place (tie) – D. P. Devanand (United States)
Second Place (tie) – Neal Krause (United States)

1989 IPA-Bayer Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics:
First Place – Barry W. Rovner (United States)
Second Place – Alistair Burns (United Kingdom)






 

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