Discovery to Recovery: A Path to Healthy Minds 2015 Los Angeles Conference

Discovery to Recovery: A Path to HEalth Minds


Online registration is closed but seats are still available! To register for this
event go to the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel and register on-site. Registration
opens at 8:30am in the Sunset Foyer. We hope you can make it.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, Los Angeles, California

A mental health conference for caregivers, family members, those living with mental illness, mental health organizations and professionals, providing cutting-edge information on early intervention, relapse prevention and recovery.

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Highlights include…

  • A special keynote presentation by Keith O’Neil, former NFL Player and Superbowl Champion talking about Living a Productive Life with Bipolar Disorder
  • An interactive panel discussion on family resilience
  • Expert presentations on the latest treatments by leading scientists in small group discussions on disorders including Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Schizophrenia, and the role of Genetics in treatment.
  • A networking luncheon—an opportunity to participate in a day of discovery!


  • $75 - Early Bird Special! Save $25 if you register by February 10, 2015
  • $100 - General Ticket Price (register by March 10, 2015)
  • $150 for 2 - Register with a friend ANYTIME (two tickets for $150 total)
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Hotel Accommodations:

  • For your convenience we have negotiated a special room rate with the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel. The cut-off for reservations is midnight, Friday, February 20, 2015. After that date, all rooms and rates are based upon availability.
  • To make your reservations, contact the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel at 310-476-6571 or 866-693-3770 and reference Brain & Behavior Research Foundation.

Parking/Metro Train Service Information:

Nearby Airports: 

  • Van Nuys Airport
  • Los Angeles International Airport
  • Bob Hope Airport

Cancellation/Replacement Policy

  • 100% of your registration fee will be refunded for cancellations received on or before February 10, 2015. After that all registration fees are non-refundable. Replacements can be made at any time including the day of the conference.


Keynote Speaker:
Keith O'Neil
Former NFL Player & Superbowl Champion
President & Founder, 4th and Forever Foundation
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Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.
President & CEO, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
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8:30 a.m. - Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - Panel Discussion: Family Resilience: Living with Mental Illness
Moderator: Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.
Panelists: Research Leaders & Foundation Scientific Council Members

  • JOHN R. KELSOE, M.D. - Read Bio
    Professor of Psychiatry
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of California, San Diego
  • LISA M. MONTEGGIA, PH.D. - Read Bio
    Ginny & John Eulich Professor
    University of Texas Southwestern
    Medical Center at Dallas
  • FABIO MACCIARDI, M.D., PH.D. - Read Bio
    Professor of Molecular Psychiatry
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
    University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
    STEVEN G. POTKIN, M.D. - Read Bio
    Professor, Robert R. Sprague Chair in Brain Imaging
    Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior
    University of California, Irvine

10:45 a.m. - Small Group Sessions: (select one of 4 concurrent sessions)

  • SESSION 1 - Can Genetic Testing Guide Early Intervention & Treatment Selection in Bipolar Disorder
    John R. Kelsoe, M.D.
  • SESSION 2 - Mechanism of Rapid Antidepressant Action
    Lisa M. Monteggia, Ph.D.
  • SESSION 3 - Using Insights From Genomics Toward Personalized Treatments Across Psychiatric Disorders
    Fabio Macciardi, M.D., Ph.D.
  • SESSION 4 - Using Brain Imaging to Discover Unanticipated Risk Genes and Novel Treatments for Schizophrenia
    Steven G. Potkin, M.D.

12:00 p.m. - Keynote Presentation: Living a Productive Life with Bipolar Disorder by Keith O'Neil

12:30 p.m. - Discovery Luncheon


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