Brain Matters

Constance E. Lieber

Constance E. Lieber, who served as President of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, formerly known as the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) from 1989 to 2007, is the recipient of the 2017 Honorary Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health. Mrs. Lieber transformed her family’s experience with mental illness into a lifetime of support for psychiatric research into schizophrenia, depression and other mental illnesses. 

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Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières

The Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health was established in 2014, and is awarded annually to recognize individuals or organizations that are making a profound and lasting impact in advancing the understanding of mental health and improving the lives of people suffering from mental illness.

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Pathways to the Future

On Friday, July 28th at the Metropolitan Club New York, the Foundation celebrated 30 years of awarding research grants, honored our Scientific Council, and announced the winners of our annual Klerman & Freedman Prizes, which recognize excep

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Redesigned our website

Over the past several months we’ve been hard at work improving our website in an effort to make it more user-friendly and bring more content value to you: the families living with illness, the researcher looking for treatment advances and cures, and most importantly, our donors.

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Meet our 2017 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantees

We are proud to announce that 40 scientists from 36 institutions in 10 countries have received NARSAD Independent Investigator Grants totaling $3.9 million.

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