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American Psychiatric Foundation Honors Stephen R Marder, For Contributions in Schizophrenia Research

October 23, 2017

The American Psychiatric Foundation (APF) has named Stephen R Marder, MD, the 2004 recipient of the Alexander Gralnick, MD, Award for Research in Schizophrenia. He will present a lecture titled "Recovery in Schizophrenia" in connection with that award on October 9 at the American Psychiatric Association's 2004 Institute on Psychiatric Services.

Marder is the director of the Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center and the Chair of Psychiatry at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System in California. In addition, he is Professor and Vice Chair for the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. He has authored and co-authored approximately two hundred journal articles and chapters based on research for major medical and psychiatric publications and he is listed in The Best Doctors in America.

This award was established in 1997 by the Alexander Gralnick Foundation in conjunction with the APF to further research in a disease in which Dr. Gralnick had a career-long professional interest. He was the founder of the High Point Hospital in Rye Brook, N.Y., where he served as director until 1991 and psychiatrist-in-chief until his death in 1993.

The American Psychiatric Foundation is a charitable and educational subsidiary of the American Psychiatric Association. The mission of the Foundation is to advance understanding that mental illnesses are real and can be effectively treated. For more information, please visit the foundation's web site at psychfoundation.

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