2022 International Mental Health Research Symposium Presentations
On October 28, 2022, we held our International Mental Health Research Symposium. The event featured presentations by The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation’s 2022 Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners as well as special keynote presentations by the 2022 Pardes Humanitarian Prizewinner in Mental Health, Dr. Altha J. Stewart and the Honorary Pardes Humanitarian Prizewinners in Mental Health, Dr. Robert van Voren.
BBRF President and CEO, Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein noted:
“These exceptional scientists are distinguished by their devotion to finding innovative new therapies that will improve care for those living with mental illness and hold the key to preventive and diagnostic tools for the future.”
For more info about BBRF's Outstanding Achievement Prizes, visit bbrf.org/prizes.
We invite you to view the following presentations from this year's Symposium:
Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.
Robert M.A. Hirschfeld, M.D.
From Obscurity to Hot Topic: The Kynurenic Acid Story
Robert Schwarcz, Ph.D.
New Evidence for Translationally Relevant Roles of Kynurenic Acid in Schizophrenia
Sophie Erhardt, Ph.D.
Unlocking the Mysteries of Mood Disorders by Science Instead of Guesswork
J. John Mann, M.D.
Who is at Risk to Develop Bipolar Disorder?
Boris Birmaher, M.D.
Solutions to the Brain-Body Problem: Neural Substrates for Psycho-somatic Disease
Peter L. Strick, Ph.D.
Recommendations for Addressing Mental Health Disparities Through Research
Altha J. Stewart, M.D., FRCPsych
Providing Psychological Support to Victims of State Repression and War
Robert van Voren, FRCPsych (HON.)