The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awarded Steve Hinshaw, (UC Berkeley professor of psychology and UCSF professor of psychiatry), with the 2019 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research on November 1, 2019, in New York City. Professor Hinshaw leads the Depression Grand Challenge’s Awareness & Hope Action & Research Team (ART). His research includes exploration of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as reducing mental illness stigma.
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has awarded more than $400 million to brain and behavior related research since 1987. The Ruane Prize was created in 2000 to recognize important advances in understanding and treatment of early-onset brain and behavior disorders, and is recognized as one of the most prestigious prizes for research in this field.
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Hinshaw named as recipient of the 2019 Ruane Prize UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, 25 Oct 2019