Winners ECNP Poster Awards 2005

Winners ECNP Poster Awards at the 18th ECNP Congress 2005 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands:

P.1 Basic neuroscience

Effect of fluoxetine on ischemia-induced changes of brain derived neurotropic factor immunoreactivity and -neuronal cell death in the hippocampus of the Mongolian gerbil
D.H. Kim; W. Lee; Y.S. Moon; M.H. Won – Republic of Korea

P.2 Affective disorders and antidepressants

Modulation of glucocorticoid function in human whole-blood by antidepressants
L.A. Carvalho; M.S. Juruena; A. Papadopoulus; L. Poon; R. Kerwin; A. Cleare; C.M. Pariante – United Kingdom

Electroconvulsive seizures induce endothelial cell proliferation in specific hypothalamic nuclei
L. Jansson; J. Hellsten; A. Tingström - Sweden

P.3 Psychotic disorders and antipsychotics

Lower N-acetylaspartate level in the left temporal lobe in male patients with first-episode schizophrenia
B. Galinska; A. Szulc; E. Tarasow; B. Kubas; W. Dzienis; A. Czernikiewicz; J. Walecki - Poland

Effectiveness of antipsychotic treatments in first-episode schizophrenia
J. Tiihonen; K. Wahlbeck; J. Lönnqvist; T. Klaukka; J.P.A. Ioannidis; J. Volavka; J. Haukka - Finland

P.4 Anxiety disorders and anxiolytics

Depleting brain serotonin enhances both cardiovascular and psychological responses to stress in recovered patients with anxiety disorders
S.J.C. Davies; S.D. Hood; S.V. Argyropoulos; K. Morris; C.J. Bell; H.J. Witchel; P.R. Jackson; D.J. Nutt; J. Potokar – United States

P.5 Degenerative and neurological disorders

Peptide inhibitors of Alzheimer's amyloid formation
A. Schwarzman; A. Taraskina; O. Runova; S. Sarantseva; M. Vitek – Russian Federation

P.6 Addiction

Effect of partial locus coeruleus denervation on behavioural sensitization to amphetamine and dopamine D2 receptor - G protein interaction in rats with high or low exploratory activity
J. Harro; A. Alttoa; M. Eller; L. Herm; A. Rinken - Estonia

P.7 Child and adolescent disorders

An MRI study of the effect of familial risk for ADHD on the cerebellar vermis
M. Mulder; S. Durston; H.E. Hulshoff Pol; H.G. Schnack; J.K Buitelaar; M.P. Steenhuis; R.B. Minderaa; R.S. Kahn; H. Van Engeland – The Netherlands

P.8 Other topics

An inherited mutation of apoliprotein B is associated with violent suicide in a pedigree
P.F. Edgar; K. Ungerer; A. Whitfield; J. Burnett; N.R. Poa – New Zealand