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Science News » Memory Gene Goes Viral
A gene crucial for learning can send its genetic material from one neuron to another by employing a strategy commonly used by viruses. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Brandon Levy Source Type: news

Science News » Intramural Researchers Develop Suicide Risk Screening Toolkit for Medical Settings
NIMH researchers have developed a brief screening questionnaire for medical professionals to identify youth at risk for suicide. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: NIMH Press Office Source Type: news

Outreach Meeting » NIMH Alliance for Research Progress Meeting
National Institute of Mental Health Alliance for Research Progress September 2017 Meeting Summary, Agenda, and Participant List (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 6, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » RDoC Office Hours: January Session
Discussion topics may include the basic principles of the initiative, general queries about designing and applying for grants based on RDoC ideas, and the role of RDoC within NIMH and its relationship to other initiatives. Questions regarding individual grant applications or detailed program advice will be redirected to the relevant program officers. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 5, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » RDoC Office Hours: February Session
Discussion topics may include the basic principles of the initiative, general queries about designing and applying for grants based on RDoC ideas, and the role of RDoC within NIMH and its relationship to other initiatives. Questions regarding individual grant applications or detailed program advice will be redirected to the relevant program officers. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 5, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » RDoC Office Hours: March Session
Discussion topics may include the basic principles of the initiative, general queries about designing and applying for grants based on RDoC ideas, and the role of RDoC within NIMH and its relationship to other initiatives. Questions regarding individual grant applications or detailed program advice will be redirected to the relevant program officers. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 5, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Science News » Different Approaches to Understanding and Classifying Mental Disorders
Research in a wide range of disciplines supports the idea that mental disorders result from the complex interplay of biological, developmental, social, and environmental processes; however, the more we learn about mental disorders, the more we realize there are still gaps in our understanding of how best to classify, diagnose, and treat them. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 27, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: NIMH Press Office Source Type: news

Intramural Research Programs (IRP) Webinar » Adolescent Suicide Prevention: Recognizing Teens at Risk & amp; Responding Effectively
Join experts for this live videocast about adolescent suicide prevention, which will include techniques for early detection and management of young people at risk. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 15, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Explainable Artificial Intelligence Solutions Applied to Neural and Behavioral Data
On November 10, 2017, NIMH convened a workshop to discuss the development of explainable artificial intelligence (XAI) solutions to guide basic and clinical interventions, and to inform our understanding of complex brain-behavioral data in the context of intelligent neuro-behavioral modulation. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 15, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Mini-Symposium - Computational Psychiatry: Multiscale Models of Mental Illness
On November 12, 2017, NIMH hosted a mini-symposium to introduce new and burgeoning field of computational psychiatry. Computational psychiatry applies cutting-edge quantitative methods and theoretical models to investigate neural or cognitive phenomena relevant to psychiatric diseases. Presentations covered practical examples of theory- and data-driven computational models of cognitive deficits associated with schizophrenia, emotion regulation, anxiety, and drug addiction. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 15, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Blog Post » On Being Ill
After an emergency room visit on Thanksgiving, Dr. Gordon reflects on treatments for injury vs. psychiatric conditions. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 14, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Joshua Gordon Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS) Awards Ceremony
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS) initiative was created to support the research programs and career development of outstanding scientists who are in the early, formative stages of their careers and who plan to make a long-term commitment to research most relevant to NIMH. These awards seek to assist these individuals in launching an innovative clinical, translational, or basic research program that holds the potential to profoundly transform the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of mental disorders. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Science News » Leading Neuropsychopharmacology Organization Promotes NIMH Director to Fellow Status
Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., Director of NIMH, has been promoted to Fellow status by the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology based on his scientific reputation, contributions to the College through committee work and involvement in the Annual Meeting program. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jim McElroy Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Approach to Consortium Studies of CNS HIV Escape
The NIMH Division of AIDS Research sponsored a session on “ Approach to Consortium Studies of CNS HIV Escape ” that was held in conjunction with the Seventh International Meeting on HIV infection in the CNS. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 7, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Blood – brain barrier and HIV reservoirs in the CNS — formation and eradication
The NIMH Division of AIDS Research hosted a session entitled “ Blood – brain barrier and HIV reservoirs in the CNS — formation and eradication ” in conjunction with the 20th International Symposium on Signal Transduction at the Blood – Brain Barriers. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 7, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NeuroHIV in the ART era
Despite the effectiveness of Anti-retroviral therapy (ART), HIV-induced CNS dysfunction persists, but a significant heterogeneity in the prevalence and severity of these disturbances still exist. Brain autopsy findings from HIV positive individuals on ART have revealed a paucity of the distinctive pathologic findings seen in the pre-ART era. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 7, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Mental Health: Youth in Transition
For Mental Health Awareness Week, NIMH partnered with the Embassy of Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to host a panel discussion about mental health challenges faced by youth — including indigenous peoples — during the transition to adulthood. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Harmonizing Clinical Data Collection in Community-Based Treatment Programs for First-Episode Psychosis
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) met in September 2017 to develop an Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET) among Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) programs for first-episode psychosis (FEP). (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 1, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Science News » NIMH Director Joshua Gordon Elected to Rank of AAAS Fellow
American Association of the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to induct Dr. Gordon and other recipients in February ceremony. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jim McElroy Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIH Multimodal Brain Stimulation Speaker Series: Vince Clark
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting the Multimodal TMS Speaker Series to bring together the leaders in the field conducting research using non-invasive brain stimulation and functional imaging including EEG and fMRI. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIH Multimodal Brain Stimulation Speaker Series: John Rothwell
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting the Multimodal TMS Speaker Series to bring together the leaders in the field conducting research using non-invasive brain stimulation and functional imaging including EEG and fMRI. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Science News » NIMH Launches Twitter Account for Director
Follow @NIMHDirector on Twitter. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Lindsey O'Keefe Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Sleep and Neurodevelopment Workshop: Electrophysiologic Sleep Phenotyping (ESP)
The NIMH Division of Intramural Research Programs (IRP) convened a workshop to develop and promote Electrophysiologic Sleep Phenotyping (ESP) as a mainstay of the clinical assessment of children at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 8, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Mini-Symposium - Computational Psychiatry: Multiscale Models of Mental Illnesses
This mini-symposium will provide an in-depth introduction to the nascent and burgeoning field of computational psychiatry (CP). (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 8, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIH Multimodal Brain Stimulation Speaker Series: Joel Voss and Risto Ilmoniemi
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting the Multimodal TMS Speaker Series to bring together the leaders in the field conducting research using non-invasive brain stimulation and functional imaging including EEG and fMRI (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 8, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Science News » NIH Announces Awards for BRAIN Initiative Neuroethics Research
The NIH BRAIN Initiative has awarded grants to five teams of experts who will study the neuroethical issues surrounding the use of deep brain stimulation in neuropsychiatric and movement disorders and appropriate consent for brain research. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 6, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Barbara McMakin Source Type: news

Science News » Brain ’ s Alertness Circuitry Conserved Through Evolution
Using a molecular method likely to become widely adopted by the field, researchers have discovered brain circuitry essential for alertness – and for brain states more generally. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 2, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jules Asher Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIMH Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation E-Field Modeling Workshop
To help the wider neuroscience community submit responsive applications, the NIMH has convened a workshop where a variety of e-field modeling toolsets will be demonstrated. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 2, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Blog Post » Sophomore Year
Dr. Gordon reflects on his first year at NIMH and outlines priorities for going forward. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 31, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Joshua Gordon Source Type: news

Science News » NIH BRAIN Initiative Launches Cell Census
The NIH today launched a major effort to discover and catalog the brain ’ s “ parts list. ” (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 24, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jules Asher Source Type: news

Science News » NIH BRAIN Initiative Builds on Early Advances
NIH has announced funding for 110 new awards totaling $169 million for the BRAIN Initiative. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 24, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: NINDS Press Office Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIH Multimodal Brain Stimulation Speaker Series: Kate Hoy
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting the Multimodal TMS Speaker Series to bring together the leaders in the field conducting research using non-invasive brain stimulation and functional imaging including EEG and fMRI. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 20, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Science News » NIH Completes Atlas of Human DNA Differences that Influence Gene Expression
NIH researchers have completed an atlas documenting how DNA influence human gene expression. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 12, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: NIMH Press Office Source Type: news

Science News » NIMH Releases Strategic Research Priorities Update
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) recently released its second annual update of the Strategic Research Priorities. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 6, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: NIMH Press Office Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIH Multimodal Brain Stimulation Speaker Series: Risto Ilmoniemi, Joel Voss, & amp; Gregor Thut
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting the Multimodal TMS Speaker Series to bring together the leaders in the field conducting research using non-invasive brain stimulation and functional imaging including EEG and fMRI (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 5, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIH Multimodal Brain Stimulation Speaker Series: Hartwig Siebner
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting the Multimodal TMS Speaker Series to bring together the leaders in the field conducting research using non-invasive brain stimulation and functional imaging including EEG and fMRI. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 4, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » RDoC Office Hours: November Session
Discussion topics may include the basic principles of the initiative, general queries about designing and applying for grants based on RDoC ideas, and the role of RDoC within NIMH and its relationship to other initiatives. Questions regarding individual grant applications or detailed program advice will be redirected to the relevant program officers. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 4, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » RDoC Office Hours: December Session
Discussion topics may include the basic principles of the initiative, general queries about designing and applying for grants based on RDoC ideas, and the role of RDoC within NIMH and its relationship to other initiatives. Questions regarding individual grant applications or detailed program advice will be redirected to the relevant program officers. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 4, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Using the RDoC Framework in Developmental Research
As a pillar of the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) matrix, neurodevelopment plays a critical role in the RDoC research framework in understanding psychopathology. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 3, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIH Multimodal Brain Stimulation Speaker Series: Andrea Antal
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting the Multimodal TMS Speaker Series to bring together the leaders in the field conducting research using non-invasive brain stimulation and functional imaging including EEG and fMRI. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 3, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Science News » RDoC Webinar - Using the RDoC Framework in Developmental Research
NIMH ’ s Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Unit hosts a webinar titled “ Using the RDoC Framework in Developmental Research. ” (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 2, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: NIMH Press Office Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Autism Spectrum Disorder Pediatric, Early Detection, Engagement and Services (ASD PEDS) Network
The NIMH Division of Services and Intervention Research convened a meeting with researchers from the initial Services Research for Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Lifespan (ServASD) funding opportunity announcement. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Computational Psychiatry: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future
The NIMH Office of Director held a scientific workshop on computational psychiatry. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » PsychENCODE Consortium Investigators ’ Workshop
The NIMH Office of Genomics Research Coordination hosted the annual PsychENCODE Consortium (PEC) investigators ’ workshop. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Psychiatric Genomics in the Era of Team Science Symposium
The NIMH Office of Genomics Research Coordination and the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research led a symposium on the state of the field of neuropsychiatric genomics. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Brain Somatic Mosaicism Network Investigators ’ Workshop
The NIMH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science held the annual Brain Somatic Mosaicism Network (BSMN) investigators ’ workshop. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Research Partnerships for Scaling Up Mental Health Interventions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
The NIMH Office of Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health and the NIMH-funded Strengthening Mental Health and Research Training in Africa (SMART) project hosted the first meeting of the Scale-Up Hubs in Kampala, Uganda. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Autism Spectrum Disorder Pediatric, Early Detection, Engagement and Services (ASD PEDS) Network
The NIMH Division of Services and Intervention Research convened a meeting with researchers from the initial Services Research for Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Lifespan (ServASD) funding opportunity announcement. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Computational Psychiatry: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future
The NIMH Office of Director held a scientific workshop on computational psychiatry. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » PsychENCODE Consortium Investigators ’ Workshop
The NIMH Office of Genomics Research Coordination hosted the annual PsychENCODE Consortium (PEC) investigators ’ workshop. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news