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Cambridge Neuroscientists make a BAP scoop!

Cambridge Neuroscientists win multiple awards at the British Association of Psychopharmacology (BAP) summer meeting, held in Harrogate, on the 20th-23rd July 2008.

Dr Phil Corlett, Dr. Garry Honey and Prof. Paul Fletcher won the BAP /Organon Journal Prize, an Award from the Editor and panel of BAP Officers to the author/s of the best paper published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology during the preceding year:

Corlett PR, Honey GD, Fletcher PC. From prediction error to psychosis:ketamine as a pharmacological model of delusions. Journal of Psychopharmacology. 21(3) (2007) 238-252.

Prof. Pradeep Nathan was awarded the prestigious Wyeth Clinical Psychopharmacology Award for his research into cognitive function and Alzheimer's disease. He gave the honorary award lecture at the summer meeting entitled:

"Glantamine-induced improvements in cognitive function are not related to alterations in alpha4beta2 nicotinic receptors in early Alzheimer's disease as measured in vivo'. 

Catharine Winstanley, a previous student with Prof. Trevor Robbins at Cambridge, was awarded the Wyeth Pre-clinical Psychopharmacology Award. Catherine is currently working at the University of British Columbia where she is researching into cognitive function and impulse control.   


Posted on 23/07/2008

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