The Gerald L. Klerman Award is the highest honor that DBSA gives to members of the scientific community. Presented each year, this award recognizes researchers whose work advances knowledge of the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of depression and bipolar disorder.

  • The submission deadline is February 20, 2024
  • The Selection Committee of DBSA’s Scientific Advisory Board will select awardees by February 29, 2024
  • Questions should be directed to
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Please describe research you have been involved in that is most relevant for individuals living with depression and/or bipolar disorder. When possible, please use basic, consumer-friendly language. We ask that you limit your response to 500 words or less. This information will appear on the DBSA website, 
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