Alexander Neumeister, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry, was awarded the 2006 Bristol Myers Squibb Max Hamilton Memorial Prize by the Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmocologium. The prize, which carries a cash award of $10,000, recognizes a young scientist for outstanding contributions to psychopharmacology. Neumeister studies the molecular and genetic bases of anxiety and mood disorders, especially depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, and has scientifically evaluated therapies for these disorders.