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2016 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics

2016 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics

First Place Winner:

Multi-modal MRI investigation of volumetric and microstructural changes in the hippocampus and its subfields in mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease, and dementia with Lewy bodies
Elijah Mak, United Kingdom
Co-Authors: Silvy Gabel, Su Li, Guy B Williams, Robert Arnold, Luca Passamonti, Patricia V Rodriguez, Ajenthan Surendranathan, W Richard Bevan-Jones, James B Rowe, John T O'Brien

Second Place Winner:

A randomized controlled trial of Kundalini yoga in mild cognitive impairment
Harris Eyre, Australia
Co-Authors: Prabha Siddarth, Bianca Acevedo, Kathleen Van Dyk, Pattharee Paholpak, Linda Ercoli, Natalie St. Cyr, Hongyu Yang, Dharma S. Khalsa, Helen Lavretsky

Third Place Winner:

Proxy rated quality of life of care home residents with dementia: a systematic review
Sarah Robertson, United Kingdom
Co-Authors: Claudia Cooper, Juanita Hoe, Olivia Hamilton, Aisling Stringer, Gill Livingston


2015 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics

First Place

Cognitive and functional status predictors of delirium and delirium severity after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: An interim analysis of the neuropsychiatric outcomes after heart surgery study

Mark A. Oldham, United States
Co-Authors: Keith A. Hawkins, David D. Yuh, Michael L. Dewar, Umer M. Darr, Taras Lysyy, Hochang B. Lee

Second Place

Trends of patient referral to a memory clinic and towards earlier diagnosis from 1985-2009

Timo Grimmer, Germany
Co-Authors: Stephanie Beringer, Victoria Kehl, Panagiotis Alexopoulos, Aurel Busche, Hans Förstl, Oliver Goldhardt, Bianca Natale, Marion Ortner, Henning Peters, Lina Reidl, Carola Roßmeier, Wiebke Valentin, Janine Diehl-Schmid, Alexander Kur

Third Place

Sleep and agitation in nursing home residents with and without dementia

Donnamay Brown, Australia
Co-Authors: Juanita L. Westbury, Benjamin Schüz

Previous Recipients

2013 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – John-Paul Taylor (United Kingdom)
Second Place – Hyun Kook Lim (Korea)
Third Place – Ruslan Leontjevas (The Netherlands)

2011 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – Ipsit Vahia (United States)
Second Place – Charlotte Allan (United Kingdom)
Third Place – Rosie Watson (United Kingdom)

2009 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – Grace TY Leung (Hong Kong SAR PR China)
Second Place – Yi Zhang (Sweden)
Third Place – Juanita Westbury (Australia)

2007 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – Carmen Andreescu (United States)
Second Place – Mathew Niti (Singapore)
Third Place – Katie Palmer (Sweden)

2005 IPA Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – Pauline Aalten (The Netherlands)
Second Place – Ivo Aben (The Netherlands)
Third Place – Suk Ling Ma (Hong Kong)

2003 IPA Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – Joella Storey (Australia)
Second Place – Claudia K-Y Lai (Hong Kong)
Third Place – Yonas E. Geda (United States)

2001 IPA Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – Robert Sweet, (United States)
Second Place – Pieter Jelle Visser, (The Netherlands)
Third Place – George E. Vaillant (United States)

1999 IPA-Bayer Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – Jürgen Unützer (United States)
Second Place – Sarvada Chandra Tiwari (India)
Third Place – Linda A. Gerdner (United States)

1997 IPA-Bayer Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – Steve Simpson (United Kingdom)
Second Place – Michel Bédard (Canada)
Third Place – Michael Linden (Germany)

1995 IPA-Bayer Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – George E. Vaillant (United States
Second Place – V. Olga B. Emery (United States)
Third Place – Luc P. De Vreese (Italy)

1993 IPA-Bayer Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – Kaj Blennow (Sweden)
Second Place – Gary W. Small (United States)
Third Place – Evelyn L. Teng (United States)

1991 IPA-Bayer Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – Wayne G. J. Reid (Australia)
Second Place (tie) – D. P. Devanand (United States)
Second Place (tie) – Neal Krause (United States)

1989 IPA-Bayer Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics
First Place – Barry W. Rovner (United States)
Second Place – Alistair Burns (United Kingdom)

Acknowledgments

VCambridge University Press