December 12, 2018

Photos: NAMI Research Award Presentation

Drs. Melvin McInnis and Sue O’Shea are being honored

The National Alliance on Mental Illness selected the Prechter Program’s research director, Melvin McInnis, M.D., and the director of our pluripotent stem cell research lab, K. Sue O’Shea, Ph.D., as the 2018 honorees for the NAMI Research Award. The award was presented on November 15, 2018, at the International Spy Museum at L’Enfant Plaza in Southwest Washington, D.C., when NAMI celebrated the two scientists’ significant achievements and contributions to a better understanding of mood disorders.

Read the NAMI Press Release.

Here are some photos from the celebration:

The Awards


NAMI Medical Director Ken Duckworth, M.D., makes remarks


Melvin McInnis, M.D., talks about the Prechter Bipolar Research Program


Mary Giliberti, CEO of NAMI, with Drs. O'Shea and McInnis
K. Sue O’Shea, Ph.D., talks about her research using induced pluripotent stem cells