26th Annual NY Mental Health Research Symposium

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26th Annual
New York Mental Health
Research Symposium

Friday, October 24, 2014

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Kaufman Music Center

129 West 67th Street (bet. Broadway and Amsterdam)
New York, NY 10023

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The Program:
Hear the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners and select NARSAD Young Investigator Grantees present updates on leading research discoveries across brain and behavior disorders.

Registration: 8:30 am

Morning Session: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT PRIZEWINNERS

Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research
Schizophrenia Genetics: Where We Are and Where We Need to Be

Patrick Francis Sullivan, M.D., FRANZCP
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research
Deconstructing and Overcoming Schizophrenia: Genes, Neural Circuits and Improving Outcomes

David L. Braff, M.D.
University of California, San Diego Medical Center

Sidney R. Baer, Jr.  Prize for Innovative & Promising Schizophrenia Research
Breakthrough in Pinpointing the Genetics of Schizophrenia Through Large, International Collaboration

Stephen Ripke, M.D.
Broad Institute

Sidney R. Baer, Jr.  Prize for Innovative & Promising Schizophrenia Research
Biomarker-Guided Treatment of Schizophrenia

Gregory Light, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego

Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research
Using Imaging Technologies to Identify Brain Abnormalities and Develop New Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

Wayne C. Drevets, M.D.
Janssen Pharmaceutica

Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research
Toward New Treatment Approaches in Depression

Fritz A. Henn, M.D., Ph.D.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Break: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Afternoon Session: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
A Life In Moods
Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT PRIZEWINNERS

Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child & Adolescent Research
The Search for Causes of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Why it Matters

Anita Thapar, MBBCh, FRCPsych, Ph.D.,F.Med.Sci.
Cardiff University School of Medicine

Goldman-Rakic Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cognitive Neuroscience
Understanding How the Brain “Fires and Wires” and Creates Memories

Richard L. Huganir, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

YOUNG INVESTIGATORS

Gloria Neidorf Memorial Lecture:
Light Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Promising Treatment Option May Unveil Hints About the Underlying Biology

Dorothy K.Y. Sit, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh

Does Inflammation Play a Role in Schizophrenia?
Jennifer Marie Coughlin, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University

 

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