Thanks to generous gifts from Dr. Holly Carsley’s family and friends, the Douglas Institute Research Centre and the Douglas Institute Foundation are happy to announce this year’s competition of the Dr. Holly Carsley Memorial Award to recognize the outstanding work of a Douglas Institute resident, postdoctoral fellow or Ph.D. student pursuing research in the area of depression and suicide. The goal of the Award is to stimulate young researchers to perform high quality research that has the potential to prevent depression and suicide, and improve diagnosis and treatment of depression.
Two prizes were awarded, worth $1,000 each:
- Dariusz Zurawek, postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Gustavo Turecki’s team
- Kelly Perlman, doctoral candidate, Dr. Naguib Mechawar’s team