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

Luis Alameda, Abhishekh Ashok, Suzanne Avery, Ali Bani-Fatemi, Susan Berkhout, Mike Best, Kelsey Bonfils, Marco Colizzi, Maria Dauvermann, Stefan Du Plessis, Dominic Dwyer, Emily Eisner, Suhas Ganesh, Dennis Hernaus, Dhruva Ithal, Chantel Kowalchuk, Tina Kristensen, Katie Lavigne, Ellen Lee, Imke Lemmers-JansenBrian O'Donoghue, Lindsay Oliver, Oladunni Oluwoye, Min Tae Park, Pasquale Di Carlo, Helena Passarelli Giroud Joaquim, Ana Pinheiro, Ian Ramsay, Victoria Rodriguez, Musa Sami, Sunaina Soni, Susan Sonnenschein, Jerome Taylor, Michael Thomas, Anna Waterreus, Jessica Wojtalik, Zhuoya Yang, Robin Emsley, Sanja 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
Pages (from-to)1-20
Number of pages20
JournalPsychiatry Research
Early online date9 Nov 2019
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2020
EventThe 2019 Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference, 10–14 April, Orlando, Florida - Orlando, United States
Duration: 10 Apr 201914 Apr 2019



  • Congress
  • Rapporteur reports
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophrenia research

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