National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) is the largest donor-supported organization in the world devoted exclusively to supporting scientific research on brain and behavior disorders; has awarded $123.6 million in research grants to 1,520 scientists at 186 leading universities, institutes and teaching hospitals in the U.S. and in 18 other countries.

NARSAD has accelerated the pace of research on severe psychiatric disorders resulting in greater knowledge of brain functioning, neurochemistry and new treatments; has enabled scientists worldwide to expand vital research focusing on finding the causes of and treatment for severe psychiatric disorders.

NARSAD was founded in 1986 by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, the National Mental Health Association, the National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association and the Schizophrenia Foundation (now disbanded).

For more information, or to contact National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, see their website at: www.narsad.org

» Recent News

NARSAD Honors Nobel Laureates and Presents Awards for Outstanding Research at Annual Dinner Benefit
01 Oct 01 | In addition to the Julius Axelrod Neuroscience Award, NARSAD awarded its annual Lieber Prize for Schizophrenia Research, the Nola Maddox Falcone Prize for Affective Disorders Research and the Ruane Prize for Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric ...

NARSAD Publishes Top 10 Myths About Mental Illness Based on Nationwide Survey
01 Oct 01 | Misconceptions about mental illness are pervasive, and the lack of understanding can have serious consequences for millions of people who have a psychiatric illness, according to the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (...

NARSAD to Honor Nobel Laureates and Present Awards for Outstanding Research at Annual Dinner Benefit
01 Sep 01 | At the event, NARSAD will also award its annual prizes for outstanding research achievement when it presents the Lieber Prize for Schizophrenia Research, the Nola Maddox Falcone Prize for Affective Disorders Research and the Ruane Prize for Child ...

NARSAD Awards Almost $4 Million for Psychiatric Research in Latest Round of Grants
14 Aug 01 | The National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) has chosen the recipients of its prestigious Independent Investigator grants for the year 2001. This year, NARSAD will award Independent Investigator grants totaling $3.9...

Philip Ardery Receives Peterson Award from NARSAD Recognized for Extraordinary Vision, Outstanding Leadership in Mental Health Field
07 Aug 01 | The National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) has presented the Peterson Award for outstanding leadership in mental health research to Philip Ardery of Louisville, Kentucky. Throughout his career, Mr. Ardery has ...

Constance Lieber Receives Award from Rockefeller University
01 May 01 | Constance Lieber, president of the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD), received the prestigious Brooke Astor award from Rockefeller University at its fourth annual Women&Science lecture and luncheon. Ms. ...

NARSAD Awards $8.5 Million in New Grants for Psychiatric Research - 140 Investigators to Receive New Grants
08 Mar 01 | Each year, NARSAD awards funding for the most promising psychiatric research based on the recommendations of its 65-member Scientific Review Council. The grants support studies on depression, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, bipolar illness (...

NARSAD-Funded Study Shows Magnetic Stimulation Of Brain Helps Severely Depressed Patients
01 Jan 01 | The therapy has been successful in helping people who are severely depressed, according to a study funded by the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD). For his study, Dr. George enrolled 30 severely depressed ...

NARSAD Awards Prizes for Outstanding Research
01 Nov 00 | In addition to presenting awards for research achievement in schizophrenia and affective disorders, it was the first time NARSAD presented a prize for outstanding research in childhood and adolescent psychiatry. The prestigious Lieber Prize for ...

NARSAD Congratulates Nobel Prize Winners of 2000
01 Oct 00 | All three scientists have been affiliated with NARSAD, either through a research grant or by receiving a NARSAD prize for their outstanding work. Two of the Nobel Prize winners currently serve on NARSAD's Scientific Council.

 


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