2006
2007

1st Prize

Prof. Dr. Alexander H. Glassman

Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University
Chief of Clinical Psychopharmacology
New York State Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive
New York NY 10032

Research in depression and heart disease

2007

l. to r.: Prof. F. Henn, Prof. I. Heuser, M. Rief,
Prof. A. Glassman, Prof. A. Honig

2004
2005

1st Prize

Prof. Dr. Elliot S. Gershon

The University of Chicago
Department of Psychiatry
5841 S. Maryland Ave. MC3077
Chicago, IL 60637

Research on the role of genetics in bipolar disorder

2005

Prof. E. Gershon, M. Rief

2002
2003

1st Prize

Prof. Dr. Dr. Florian Holsboer

Max-Planck-Institute of Psychiatry
Kraepelinstr. 10
80804 München, Germany

Research in the dialogy and treatment of depression

2003

M. Rief, Prof. F. Holsboer

2000
2001

1st Prize

Prof. Dr. Ronald S. Duman

Laboratory of Molecular Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Pharmacology
Yale University School of Medicine
34 Park Street, New Haven
CT 06508, USA

A cellular theory of depression based on selective gene activation

2001

M. Rief, Prof. R. Duman

1998
1999

1st Prize

Prof. Dr. Lewis L. Judd

Mary Gilman Marston Professor
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
Universitiy of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California, U.S.A., 92093-0603

Delineating the Longitudinal Structure of Depressive Illness:
Beyond Clinical Subtypes and Duration Thresholds

1st Prize

Prof. Dr. Hagop S. Akiskal

Professor of Psychiatry
Director of International Mood Disorders
Clinic Department of Psychiatry
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California, U.S.A., 92093-0603

Delineating the Longitudinal Structure of Depressive Illness:
Beyond Clinical Subtypes and Duration Thresholds

1999

l. to r.: Dr. J. Stolze, Prof. L. Judd, Prof. H. Akiskal with wife,
M. Rief, Prof. F. Henn, M. Bommers, Prof. H. Helmchen

1996
1997

1st Prize

Prof. Dr. Kenneth S. Kendler

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, U.S.A.

Major Depression and the Environment: A Psychiatric Genetic Perspective

3rd Prize

Prof. Dr. Isabella Heuser

Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit
Mannheim, Germany

The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenalin System in Depression Mechanismus der Überaktivität des Hypothalamus-Hypophysen- Nebennierenrinden (HHN)-Systems bei Depressionen

1997

l. to r.: Prof. B. Helmchen, Prof. I. Heuser,
Prof. K. Kendler, M. Rief, Prof. R. Kinne

1994
1995

1st Prize

Prof. Dr. Dennis S. Charney
Prof. Dr. George R. Heninger

Yale University
New Haven, CT, U.S.A.

The Revised Monoamine Theory of Depression: A Modulatory Role for Monoamines, Based on New Findings From Monoamine Depletion Experiments in Humans