Poster prize to Claudia Barth

Postdoctoral fellow Claudia Barth received a poster prize during the ECNP conference in Copenhagen on  September 7-10, 2019.

Claudia Barth. Photo: NORMENT

ECNP, European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, is an annual scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research.

Barth was awarded the prize for her poster Exploring the impact of iatrogenic factors on global brain changes in chronic schizophrenia - a 13 years follow-up.

In this study, Barth and colleagues investigated brain images of long-term treated, chronic schizophrenia patients, and found a larger white matter volume reduction over 13 years in patients relative to healthy individuals. Patients on second-generation antipsychotics only showed lowest total brain and white matter volume.

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Published Sep. 17, 2019 10:57 AM - Last modified Sep. 17, 2019 10:57 AM