28th Annual International Mental Health Research Symposium


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Seats are still available. You may register on site at:
Kaufman Music Center – 129 West 67th St., New York, NY.
Doors open at 8:30 a.m.; Program begins at 9:00 a.m.

Image from last year's Mental Health Research symposium

Event Details:

Friday, October 28, 2016
9:00am - 4:30pm

Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street (bet. Broadway and Amsterdam), New York City
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Hear the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners and select Young Investigators present updates on leading research discoveries across brain and behavior disorders, and a Special Keynote Presentation.

Schedule:

Registration

8:30 AM

Morning Session

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners

Seeing, Feeling, and Inferring the Social World in Schizophrenia

Michael F. Green, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

Neuroplasticity in Schizophrenia: How to Measure It, and What Does It Mean?

Amanda McCleery, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

Improving Functioning in People with Psychotic Illness: A New Goal for Treatment Research

Stephen R. Marder, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

Developing Interventions to Enhance Social Cognition in Schizophrenia

William P. Horan, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

Exploring the Phenotypic Complexity in Psychiatric Genetics: From Pharmacoresponse to Illness Trajectories

Thomas G. Schulze, M.D.
Medical Center of the University of Munich

Seeing the World in a Grain of Sand: Making Sense of the Many Genes that Underlie Bipolar Disorder

Francis J. McMahon, M.D.
National Institute of Mental Health

Break

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Afternoon Session

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Keynote Speaker

A Search for Balance: Personal & Political Reflections on Mental Health

Robert O. Boorstin
Senior Vice President, Albright Stonebridge Group

Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners

Using Genomics to Change our Understanding of Mental Illness

Pamela Sklar, M.D., Ph.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Cognition is Rhythmic

Earl K. Miller, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Genetic Analyses of Forebrain Development Give Insights into Origins of Neuropsychiatric Disorders

John L.R. Rubenstein, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco

Young Investigators

Are Some Military Personnel Diagnosed with PTSD Actually Suffering from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy?

Tracy Butler, M.D.
New York University School of Medicine

Noninvasive Neuromodulation for Chronic Pain

Timothy Mariano, M.D., Ph.D., MSc
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School

The order of the presentations is subject to change

 

Keynote Speaker:
Robert O. Boorstin - Read full bio in event Invitation
Senior Vice President
Albright Stonebridge Group

Presenting: A Search for Balance: Personal & Political Reflections on Mental Health

Bob Boorstin

Symposium Moderator:
Robert M.A. Hirschfeld, M.D. - Read full bio in event Invitation
DeWitt Wallace Senior Scholar
Professor of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Founding Scientific Council Member, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Symposium Commentator:
Alan F. Schatzberg, M.D. - Read full bio in event Invitation
Kenneth T. Norris, Jr., Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
Scientific Council Member, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation