Asian College of Neuropsychopharmacology

AsCNP Lundbeck Science Award

AsCNP commences its science award since 2019. This award include two winners, namely from clinical and basic research scholars, to recognize their great achievements in the field of neuropsychopharmacology. This prize consists of a monetary award of $5,000 (USD) and an engraved plaque for each winner, to be presented at the biannual congress meeting.
This award is cosponsored by Lundbeck.

Guidelines

  1. The nominator and nominee should be the member of AsCNP.
  2. Nominator’s letter of recommendation includes a 500-word statement which summarizes the nominee’s current work activity and achievement.
  3. Nominee’s curriculum vitae include a list of publications.
  4. The application will begin from 13st May 2021 to 30th June 2021. The results will be announced on 20th August.
  5. The application should be sent to AsCNP Central Office (secretariatascnp.org).

Please fax or mail this application to:

Asian College of Neuropsychopharmacology (AsCNP)
c/o A & E Planning Co., Ltd.



E-mail : secretariatascnp.org
Fax : +81-3-3230-2479

Awardee

2021 Awardee
Tadafumi Kato
(Japan)
The Head of Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Zhong Chen
(China)
The President of Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, and also the Prof of School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China

For the second Lundbeck Science Award, there are seven applicants for clinical and only one for basic research field. After the scoring from the Award Committee, we are pleased to announce that Prof Tadafumi Kato wins the Clinical Science and Prof Zhong Chen wins the basic Science Award. Prof Tadafumi Kato is the Head of Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine. Tokyo, Japan. Prof Kato has published more than 300 Peer-reviewed original research articles and his major research interest is in the field of neuropsychopharmacology of bipolar disorder. Prof Chen is the President of Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, and also the Prof of School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. He has published more than 250 Peer-reviewed original research articles and his major research interest is in the field of neural circuit basis & molecular mechanisms of epileptogenesis and the development of antiepileptic drugs and the roles of histamine and histamine receptors in neurological disorder and the involvement of autophagy. Our President Tan Chay Hoon will invite them to give a special lecture during AsCNP Congress Singapore 2021.

Shih-Ku Lin,
Chair, Lundbeck Science Award Committee

2019 Awardee
Toshi A. Furukawa
(Japan)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Professor of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine / School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan.
He has published more than 400 Peer-reviewed original research articles and his major research interest is in the field of mood disorders.
Brian Dean
(Australia)
The Head of the Molecular Psychiatry Laboratory, the Florey Institute for Neuroscience and Mental Health, Parkville, Australia.
He has published more than 250 Peer-reviewed original research articles and his major research interest is in the field of molecular abnormalities underpinning the pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders and new drug target of for treatment.