Sex in Science Video Series to Strengthen Basic Research

Cohen Veterans Bioscience is proud to introduce an unprecedented new video series that provides the practical knowledge necessary for researchers to incorporate sex as a biological variable into their current and future research. The 18-part video training program was developed to help strengthen the translation of basic research findings to human care.

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The Global Preclinical Data Forum, Cohen Veterans Bioscience and European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Announce 2022 Best Negative Data Prize in Preclinical Neuroscience

The Global Preclinical Data Forum, in collaboration with Cohen Veterans Bioscience and the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, announce the opening of submissions for the 2022 Best Negative Data Prize in Preclinical Neuroscience. The prize recognizes the researcher or research group whose publication in preclinical neuroscience best exemplifies data where the results do not confirm the expected outcomes or original hypotheses. 

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EQIPD Quality System: Enhancing Quality in Preclinical Data

The Guarantors of EQIPD (GoEQIPD), a not-for-profit society established to oversee implementation of the EQIPD Quality System, seeks proposals from organizations that wish to work with GoEQIPD to develop a mentoring and accreditation process for laboratories interested in demonstrating that they meet EQIPD Quality System standards.

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Best Negative Data Prize Awarded to Dr. Chadi G. Abdallah

Cohen Veterans Bioscience (CVB) and the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) have awarded the 2021 Best Negative Data Prize in Clinical Neuroscience to Chadi Abdallah, MD whose work inadvertently revealed mechanisms that may play a role in depression relapse following treatment with ketamine.

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Global Preclinical Data Forum and European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Announce the Winner of the 2020 Best Negative Data Prize

The Global Preclinical Data Forum (GPDF), a jointly sponsored U.S. and European initiative, funded by Cohen Veterans Bioscience (CVB) and the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), announced today the winner of the 2020 “Best Negative Data Prize.” The prize is awarded to the researcher or research group whose neuroscience study best exemplifies data where the outcomes do not confirm the expected results or working hypothesis. The goal of the unusual award is to incentivize researchers to publish negative findings to demonstrate that all data holds value for the scientific process.

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Negative Data Prize

To encourage publication of data where the results do not confirm the expected outcome or original hypothesis, the Negative Prize was developed. In 2018, the first Negative Prize was awarded to Laura Luyten and Tom Beckers (KU Leuven, Belgium).

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