Scientific Meeting » Workshop: Gene-based Therapeutics for Rare Genetic Neurodevelopmental Psychiatric Disorders
Join NIMH for a virtual workshop focused on the potential challenges and opportunities for gene-based therapeutic strategies for individuals with rare genetic neurodevelopmental disorders. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 6, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Virtual Workshop: Social Disconnection and Late-Life Suicide: Mechanisms, Treatment Targets, and Interventions
Suicide rates in older adults have risen more than 40% in the past 10 years and social disconnection is one of the primary risk factors. This virtual workshop will bring together clinician scientists, behavioral scientists, neuroscientists, geriatric psychiatrists, epidemiologists, and implementation scientists to discuss the current state of the science on social disconnection and suicide. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIMH Livestream Event: Managing Stress and Anxiety
NIMH is hosting a livestream event on managing stress and anxiety during the pandemic with NIMH expert Dr. Krystal Lewis on Thursday, January 14, 2021. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 23, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » The NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series: Pursuing an Innovation Agenda: A New Healthcare Architecture
On December 15, Barak Richman, Ph.D., J.D., the Edgar P. and Elizabeth C. Bartlett Professor of Law and Business Administration at Duke University School of Law, was the guest speaker in the NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series, which focuses on innovation, invention, and scientific discovery. In this talk, Dr. Richman explored how the healthcare sector can transform into a more affordable and sustainable part of the American economy. Central to any meaningful healthcare reform is a reorganization of healthcare delivery and pursuing a new architecture for the health sector. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 22, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » The NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series: Pursuing an Innovation Agenda: A New Healthcare Architecture
In this talk, Dr. Richman explored how the healthcare sector can transform into a more affordable and sustainable part of the American economy. Central to any meaningful healthcare reform is a reorganization of healthcare delivery and pursuing a new architecture for the health sector. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 22, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Outreach Meeting » 2020 NIMH Joint Alliance-Coalition for Research Progress Town Hall
On October 5, 2020, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) held a virtual Town Hall to bring together the NIMH Alliance for Research Progress and the NIMH Professional Coalition for Research Progress. The meeting featured three presentations from National Institutes of Health (NIH) staff who spoke about ongoing mental health research initiatives, a brief discussion panel with these presenters, and an hour-long question-and-answer session with Dr. Joshua Gordon, Director of NIMH, outlining NIMH ’ s new outreach approach to increase public access to mental health research, and to facilitate communication between NI...
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 2, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series: Decision-Making and Computational Psychiatry
On November 12, Dr. Martin Paulus, Scientific Director and President of the Laureate Institute for Brain Research in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be the guest speaker in the NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series, which focuses on innovation, invention, and scientific discovery. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 30, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Blog Post » The Lives Lost to COVID-19
In this Director ’ s message, Dr. Gordon shares a personal perspective on the importance of remembering the individual lives that have been lost to COVID-19. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 25, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Joshua Gordon Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » The NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series: Pursuing an Innovation Agenda: A New Healthcare Architecture
Attend this virtual seminar to hear from Barak Richman, Ph.D., J.D., about how the healthcare sector can transform into a more affordable and sustainable part of the American economy. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 17, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Blog Post » Accelerating Science to Advance Early Interventions for Schizophrenia
In this message, Dr. Gordon highlights a new public-private partnership that aims to develop novel treatment approaches that will make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals at risk of schizophrenia. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 31, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Joshua Gordon Source Type: news

Video » NIMH Expert Dr. Mary Rooney Discusses Managing ADHD
On October 21, 2020, NIMH expert Dr. Mary Rooney discussed managing ADHD in children and adolescents during a livestream event for ADHD Awareness Month. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Science News » NIMH ’ s Carlos Zarate Jr., M.D., Elected to National Academy of Medicine
Carlos Zarate Jr., M.D., chief of the Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch within the NIMH Intramural Research Program, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Cole Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIMH 2020 Symposium: Advancing Technologies to Investigate Mechanisms of Gut-Microbiota-Brain Interaction
On October 23, NIMH is bringing together experts in basic and translational gut-microbiota and brain research for an online workshop on advancing technologies to investigate mechanisms of gut-microbiota-brain interaction. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 16, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Workshop: Identifying New Directions in Mental Health Disparities Research: Innovations with a Multidimensional Lens
Attend this virtual workshop to learn about innovative research approaches to understand and address mental health disparities. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 15, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIMH Livestream Event: Managing Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents
In recognition of ADHD Awareness Month, NIMH will host a livestream event on October 21, 2020, from 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. ET, to discuss signs, symptoms, treatments, current research, and tips for helping children and adolescents manage ADHD during the pandemic. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 9, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news