The 2019 Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference, 10-14 April, Orlando, Florida: A summary of topics and trends

L. Alameda, A. Ashok, S. Avery, A. Bani-Fatemi, S. Berkhout, M. Best, K. Bonfils, M. Colizzi, M. Dauvermann, S. Du Plessis, D. Dwyer, E. Eisner, S. Ganesh, D. Hernaus, D. Ithal, C. Kowalchuk, T. Kristensen, K. Lavigne, E. Lee, I. Lemmers-JansenB. O'Donoghue, L. Oliver, O. Oluwoye, M.T. Park, P. Di Carlo, H.P.G. Joaquim, A. Pinheiro, I. Ramsay, V. Rodriguez, M. Sami, S. Soni, S. Sonnenschein, J. Taylor, M. Thomas, A. Waterreus, J. Wojtalik, Z.Y. Yang, R. Emsley, S. Kilian*

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The Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS) recently held its first North American congress, which took place in Orlando, Florida from 10-14 April 2019. The overall theme of this year's congress was United in Progress - with the aim of cultivating a collaborative effort towards advancing the field of schizophrenia research. Student travel awardees provided reports of the oral sessions and concurrent symposia that took place during the congress. A collection of these reports is summarized and presented below and highlights the main themes and topics that emerged during the congress. In summary, the congress covered a broad range of topics relevant to the field of psychiatry today.
Original languageEnglish
Article number112672
Number of pages20
JournalPsychiatry Research
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2020


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  • rapporteur reports
  • schizophrenia
  • schizophrenia research
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  • Schizophrenia research
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