Young Scientists' Awards

Young Scientists' Awards

The Scientific Programme Committee will select
eight abstracts from the submitted applications. Two sessions will be composed of 20-minute lectures à four presenters. Sessions will be chaired by recognized experts in the featured topic.

Visit the poster area including
Young Scientists' Poster in Hall 5.

Visit the Young Scientists' sessions:
Thursday, 25 April 2019, 14:00 - 15:30 h |  Auditorium III    
Saturday, 27 April 2019, 14:30 - 16:00 h | Auditorium IV


Winners of the Young Scientists' Award 2019

Eight Young Scientists' Award winners were chosen on the basis of an evaluation process by the Scientific Programme Committee. We thank all authors for their efforts and look forward to their poster presentations in Lisbon!

Authors Abstract titel
Dr. Chaoyu Liu, United KingdomEarly predictors for late-onset ADHD symptoms
Dr. Berit Solberg, NorwayParent-offspring recurrence of ADHD
Dr. Melissa Mulraney, AustraliaPersistence and neural correlates of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in 10-year-old children with ADHD
Shahrzad Ilbegi, NetherlandsNeurocognitive markers of late-onset ADHD: A 6-year longitudinal study
Dr. Jonathan Hess, U.S.A.Genes and brain cell types linked with selective neuronal vulnerability in ADHD
Theresa Wimberley, DenmarkGenetic liability to ADHD and substance use disorders in individuals with ADHD
Dr. Jiali Jin, ChinaGenetic alteration of CADM1 is associated with ADHD during early life: An exploratory study with genetic, neuroimaging and animal model methods
Dr. Inês Ferreira, PortugalEffects of Methylphenidate on sleep in children with ADHD



Application criteria (retrospect)

  • As soon as you are logged in for abstract submission you have to register for the congress first, pay the fee and then submit your abstract. After that, click the corresponding box: "Young Scientists' Awards“.
  • When you apply for "Young Scientists' Awards" you confirm that you are a scientist and under the age of 35. The presenting author needs to present a valid ID card or passport at the registration counter (for identification and age verification).
  • Furthermore, you confirm that your abstract will be published for the first time during the congress.
  • The correct use of English grammar and spelling is an essential criteria in the evaluation of your abstract.
  • Winners will receive free registration and lump sum for travel expenses - winners will be informed as soon as abstracts have been accepted for presentation.
  • Finally the author will hold a 20-minutes lecture, chaired by recognized experts for the featured topic during the congress.
  • The reimbursement will be paid in cash at the registration counter in Lisbon, located in the registration area of the venue.
  • Submitted and accepted posters that were not awarded will be presented during poster sessions.

Students or clinical scientists  must confirm their status  by submitting a certificate of enrollment and a copy of passport within the registration process. In case of acceptance, registration fee will be waived.

The World Federation of ADHD aims at encouraging young scientists to attend this interdisciplinary congress with an own session. The sessions will be composed of 20 minutes lectures and chaired by recognized experts for the featured topic.

Scientists up to the age of 35
were invited to apply!

Winners will receive
a free registration to the congress
and travel reimbursement.