Best Negative Data Prize in Preclinical Neuroscience

It is no longer possible to submit a paper.
The deadline was 14 May 2024.

The Best Negative Data Prize in Preclinical Neuroscience, organised together with the Global Preclinical Data Forum (GPDF), recognises published 'negative' scientific results and results that do not confirm the expected outcome.

The brain - 33rd ECNP Congress VirtualThe award is conferred at the ECNP Congress

Papers had to be submitted directly on the Global Preclinical Data Forum (GPDF) website.

The review committee will select and inform the winner by 1 September 2024. The winner of the 2024 Best Negative Data Prize in Preclinical Neuroscience will receive travel and accommodations support to attend the 37th ECNP Congress, 21-24 September 2024, Milan, Italy (made possible through the generous support of ECNP), where they will be expected present a talk about their negative results paper at this event. There is no monetary award associated with the 2024 prize. For further details about the prize, read the press release

Advisory Board

About ECNP
The European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) is the parent organisation hosting the Preclinical Data Forum Network. The ECNP is an independent scientific association dedicated to the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. It is the largest non-institutional supporter of applied and translational neuroscience research and education in Europe. Read more.

About the Global Preclinical Data Forum (GPDF)
The GPDF, comprised of members from the academic, non-profit, government, publishing and industry sectors, is a joint US and European initiative to encourage global collaboration to address the challenge of ensuring that preclinical research is reproducible, robust and translatable to support disease research utility for clinical research and development. More info.

More information
Please contact Anton Bespalov (GPDF) via e-mail.

Previous winners
View here previous Best Negative Data Prize winners.