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Boris Birmaher, M.D. - brain & behavior research expert on bipolar disorder
May 15, 2014

Boris Birmaher, M.D., of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine received the Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation in 2013. Learn more about the Outstanding Achievement Prizes at:



Boris Birmaher, M.D.
Endowed chair in Early Onset Bipolar Disease and professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Husseini K. Manji, M.D.
Q What will the breakthroughs be in treatment for mood disorders in the next 5 years?
A The world of neuroscience really is exploding, and I like to say that this... More >
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Q Four generations of family, possibly five, have a history that includes severe mental illness. This is not a matter of nurture as we were all raised separately. How common is this? I have chosen to not have children due to this legacy.
A Unfortunately, this is not uncommon, since all forms of severe mental... More >