Asian College of Neuropsychopharmacology

AsCNP Presentation Award


AsCNP Young Clinicians and Scientists Award 2023
Award Name Country Affiliation Title
AsCNP Science Award 2023 Gavin Stewart Dawe Singapore National University of Singapore Advances in Neuropsychopharmacology for Anxiety and Mood Disorde
AsCNP Science Award 2023 Cheng-Ta Li Taipei, China Division of Community & Rehabilitation Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital Antidepressant Mechanisms of Prefrontal Theta Burst Stimulation (TBS): Evidence from Human and Animal Studies
2023 AsCNP Young Scientist Award Stephanie Ming-yin Wong Hongkong, China The University of Hong Kong Importance of early identification of risk factors for prospective mental health risks in young people
Best Poster Award Wentao Zhao China Department of Psychiatry, First Hospital of Shanxi Medical University Altered neurodevelopment from whole-brain gray-to-white matter tissue contrast in early-onset schizophrenia
Best Poster Award Binli Shang China Department of Psychiatry, First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University Identify causative genes from 22 multiplex families with severe mental illness by integrated whole exome sequencing and transcriptome profiling
Best Poster Award Yunhan Lin China Peking University Sixth Hospital The Development and Validation of Deep Learning-Based Model for Detecting Depression
Best Poster Award Yankun Wu China Peking University Sixth Hospital Abnormal neural responses in three phases of reward processing in individuals with major depressive disorder: a task-fMRI study
Best Poster Award Ziwei Teng China The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University Olanzapine enhanced the cerebral cortex development via early activating NODAL signalling
Best Poster Award Hetong Zhou China The First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine Simultaneous rTMS-tDCS over V1 improving cognitive and depressive symptoms in Patients with Bipolar disorder
Best Poster Award Xuan Li China Division of Psychotic Disorders, Shanghai Mental Health Center Efficacy of cortical-hippocampal target intermittent theta burst stimulation(iTBS) on associative memory of schizophrenia: a double-blind, randomized sham-controlled trial
Best Poster Award Zexuan Li China Department of Mental Health, Shanxi Medical University Regulatory mechanism of hsa-circ-XXXXC-hsa-miR-XXX-3p-JXXX2+LXXP competing endogenous multimolecular axis in early-onset schizophrenia
Best Poster Award Yiguo Tang China Mental Health Center, West China Hospital of Sichuan University Interaction between depressive symptoms and psychotic symptoms: a longitudinal study of college students
Best Poster Award Wenpeng Hou China Beijing Anding Hospital, Capital Medical University Effect of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Targeting Posterior Parietal Cortex vs Prefrontal Cortex on Working Memory in Schizophrenia: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Best Poster Award Qi-Hang Zhang China Beijing Anding Hospital, Capital Medical University Long-term Functional and Clinical Outcomes of Psychiatric Patients with Catatonia: a 5-year Follow-up
Best Poster Award Xiuhuan Wang China Peking University HuiLongGuan Clinical Medical School Exploration on the potential efficacy and mechanism of methyl salicylate glycosides in the treatment of schizophrenia using bioinformatics and molecular docking
Best Poster Award Binbin Zhao China Department of psychiatry, The First Affiliated of Xi’an Jiaotong University Impact of PUFA metabolism on high-fat diet induced depression-like behavior in adolescent mice
Best Poster Award Zifan You China Department of Psychiatry, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University Association of pathogen infections on neuropsychiatric disorders: A Mendelian Randomization Analysis
Best Poster Award Zi Chen China Department of Mental Health, the First Hospital of Shanxi Medical University Immunogenomics and immune cell characterization of early-onset schizophrenia
Best Poster Award Yujie Tong China Department of Psychiatry, First Hospital/First Clinical Medical College of Shanxi Medical University A Pilot Study: Magnetic Seizure Therapy Decreases EEG Delta Activity in Patients with Schizophrenia
Best Poster Award Yuji Yamada Japan Department of Psychiatry, National Center Hospital, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry Efficacy and sex difference of multi-session transcranial direct current stimulation on social cognition in schizophrenia: A pilot study
Best Poster Award Yukio Ago Japan Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University Overexpression of VPAC2 receptors in the embryonic mouse central nervous system causes brain atrophy, increased white matter, and impaired sensorimotor gating
Best Poster Award Jennifer L. Payne America University of Virginia Zuranolone, a positive allosteric modulator of the GABAA receptor and a neuroactive steroid: hypothesised mechanism of action in depression
Best Poster Award Rikuto Christopher Shinohara Japan Department of Psychiatry, Kushiro City General Hospital Acute inflammation induced by ultra-low dose lipopolysaccharide and restraint stress improve positive symptom-like behavior in a mouse model of schizophrenia by different mechanisms

AsCNP Young Clinicians and Scientists Award 2021
Award Name Country Title

Best Oral Presentation Award

Kotaro Hatta Japan Real-world effectiveness of antipsychotic treatments in a psychiatric emergency cohort of 1011 patients with schizophrenia

Best Poster Award

Naomi Hasegawa

Japan The effect of EGUIDE project on medication for schizophrenia and major depressive disorder: from the 2016-2019 prescribing survey

Best Young Clinician

Mariko Nakamura


Best Young Scientist

Hajime Miyanishi


Poster Award

Ming-Chyi Huang 


AsCNP Outstanding Research Award for AsCNP 2019
Session No. Name Country Title
Lecture 1 AL1-1 Hiroyuki Mizoguchi Japan Roles of orexin neurons in motivated behaviors in rats
Award Lecture 1 AL1-2 Yuki Moriya Japan Behavioral sensitization and relapse in mu-, delta- and kappa-opioid receptor knockout mice
Award Lecture 1 AL1-3 Wanyi Huang Japan Porphyromonas gingivalis infected Leptomeningeal Cells Reduce Synapses Proteins in Primary Cultured Neurons
Award Lecture 1 AL1-4 Zhou Mu Jiang Japan Porphyromonas gingivalis LPS induces Microglia-dependent Tau Hyperphosphorylation in Cultured Neurons
Award Lecture 1 AL1-5 Xiaoli Wu China Melatonin receptor agonist Ramelteon attenuates ischemic brain injury
Award Lecture 1 AL1-6 Midori Soda Japan The involvement of OPRM1 A118G polymorphism in fentanyl-induced symptoms and postoperative nausea and vomiting in Japanese patients underwent laparoscopic colon resection
Award Lecture 1 AL1-7 Yoshinori Aoki Japan Association between the rs11726196 Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism within the Transient Receptor Subfamily C Member 3 (TRPC3) Gene and Chronic Pain
Award Lecture 1 AL1-8 Daisuke Nishizawa Japan Genome-wide Association Studies on Chronic Pain and Effects of Drugs for the Treatment of Pain
Award Lecture 2 AL2-1 Woo-Sung Kim Korea Similar but different resting state functional connectivities in individuals with attenuated psychosis syndrome compared to patients with first-episode schizophrenia spectrum disorders
Award Lecture 2 AL2-2 Sanghoon Oh Korea Resting-state functional connectivity of the striatum predicts improvement in negative symptoms and general functioning in patients with first-episode psychosis: A 1-year naturalistic follow-up study
Award Lecture 2 AL2-3 Noboru Hiroi USA Neonatal Tbx1 in stem cells is a determinant of the development of social behavior in mice
Award Lecture 2 AL2-4 MuHong Chen Taiwan Cognitive function of patients with treatment-resistant depression after a single low dose of ketamine infusion
Award Lecture 2 AL2-5 Ya-Chin Lee Taiwan Manic Episode-Related Methylome and Their Regulatory Function in Bipolar Disorder Patients
Award Lecture 2 AL2-6 Roger C. Ho Singapore Comparison of the effects of vortioxetine and fluoxetine on the Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factors levels in the hippocampus of chronic unpredictable mild stress-induced depressive rats
Award Lecture 2 AL2-7 Eri Takeuchi Japan The nucleus accumbens dopaminergic systems involve in anti-depressant-like actions of a diet rich in ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid in mice
Award Lecture 2 AL2-8 Xin Du Australia Behavioural characterisation of the GluN2DR knock-out mouse model in response to Sketamine and R-ketamine