Mental health care company focusing on accelerating patient access to evidence-based innovation in mental health COMPASS Pathways Plc. (NASDAQ: CMPS) has entered into a partnership with One Mind to sponsor the ‘2022 One Mind- COMPASS Rising Awards.’
The ‘One Mind Rising Star Awards’ are given each year for promising early career researchers who are investigating the potential to dramatically advance the understanding and treatment of mental illness and to improve patient outcomes.
One Mind is a California based leading mental health research non-profit making organization. On April 20, One Mind issued a request for application which indicates there winners will be selected by the organization’s scientific advisory board through a competitive process.
The three winners will be announced on September with each receiving a $300,000 research grant sponsored by COMPASS over three years. In addition, they will be eligible to participate in in select leadership development and entrepreneurship opportunities through the One Mind Rising Star Development Program offered by One Mind.
“Since 2005, One Mind has awarded 40 Rising Star Awards to some of the best and brightest early-career brain scientists. We want to catalyze innovation and encourage collaboration and data-sharing so that we can make an impact on some truly devastating illnesses. We are delighted to be working with COMPASS, whose mission and values, and single-minded focus on patient care, fit so well with everything we do at One Mind,” said the President of One Mind, Brandon Staglin.
On the side, the MD, Chief Innovation Officer and Co-founder of COMPASS Pathways, Ekaterina Malievskaia, says the company is excited and looking forward to working with One Mind to support the next generation of scientists in the mental health care space.
“Many of us at COMPASS know first-hand how difficult it can be to live with a mental health disorder. We have long admired the work that One Mind does in pushing the boundaries of brain health research and supporting high-risk innovation. We are excited about this collaboration and look forward to supporting the next generation of brain research scientists,” said Malievskaia.