Past Research Events

Date

Event

Location

September
25, 2012
Meet the Scientist: A Virtual Discussion Webinar
New Ways to Stimulate the Brain for Depression
Online
  Scientific Council Member, Mark S. George, M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina. He'll be discussing New Ways to Stimulate the Brain for Depression.
September
14, 2012
2012 Women's Mental Health Conference: The Art and Science of Caring New York, NY

 

A national conference that addresses the link between women and mental health issues and the treatment and care of their families: from spouses to children and from parents to extended family members. As has long been recognized and formally noted at the 2000 “Conference for Women” hosted by the United Nations: The well-being of our society rests squarely with the well-being of women.” This Conference is designed to ensure that women can get up to date and accurate information – in a supportive and empowering environment – about their mental well-being.

July
27, 2012
Klerman-Freedman Awards Dinner New York, NY

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Board of Directors and the Scientific Council will honor this year's Young Investigators for excellence and innovation in basic and clinical research.

May
17, 2012
Meet the Scientist: A Virtual Discussion Webinar
Suicide Risk Factors and Managing Suicide Risk
Online
Meet the Scientist, The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation signature webinar series returns for 2012! Kicking the year off is Scientific Council Member, Jan A. Fawcett, M.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He'll be discussing Suicide Risk Factors and Managing Suicice Risk.
May
3, 2012
Meet and Greet Reception: Early Risk Factors for Brain and Behavior Disorders in Children and Adolescents Uniondale, NY
Join us for a discussion led by Scientific Council Member, BJ Casey, Ph.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College. Light refreshments will be served at the event which will be taking place at the Long Island Marriott Hotel. Registration required.
April
24, 2012
The Next Frontier in Mental Health: From Research to Patients Toronto, CA
Symposium featuring NARSAD Investigator Grantees from around the world will gather to advance our understanding of a range of mental illnesses in light of recent discoveries. This year's event will move the discussion further along to treatment, and will look at examples of programs that address first episode and early detection, with a particular focus on schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. There will also be a section on children and youth mental health. Save the Date
February 9, 2012 The Teenage Mind: What Every Parent Needs To Know Newport Coast, CA

Foundation-funded NARSAD Grantees discuss their work on the “teenage mind” as they explore issues as diverse as depression, sleep, mood and substance abuse.

October 26, 2011 23rd Annual Mental Health Research Symposium New York, NY
Featuring presentations by the 2011 Foundation Outstanding Achievement Prize Winners and several NARSAD Young Investigator Grantees
October 26, 2011 National Awards Dinner New York, NY
National Awards Gala: Awarding 2011 Outstanding Achievement Prizes and the Productive Lives Award
October 5, 2011 Meet The Scientist Webinar: Rapid-Acting Antidepressant Strategies Webinar
Featuring William E. Bunney, M.D. of the University of California, Irvine
September 14, 2011 Meet The Scientist Webinar: Lessons Learned from Experimental Psychopharmacology Webinar
Featuring John H. Krystal, M.D. of Yale University
July 13, 2011 Meet The Scientist Webinar: Development and Pharmacological Treatment of Schizophrenia Webinar
Featuring Joseph T. Coyle, M.D. of Harvard University
June 22, 2011 New Approaches to Treatment of Depression and Bipolar Disorder Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Hear about the next frontier in neuroscience research from Scientific Council members Dr. Manji and Dr. Henn
June 21, 2011 Meet The Scientist Webinar: Treatments for Schizophrenia: Current Limitations and Future Strategies Webinar
Featuring Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D. of Columbia University
May 26, 2011 Frontiers in Mental Health Toronta, CA
Co-sponsored by the Graham Boeckh, Gairdner and Brain & Behavior Research Foundations with presentations by NARSAD Investigator Grantees and Scientific Council members.
May 23, 2011 Meet The Scientist Webinar: How do Genes Cause Mental Illness? Webinar
Featuring Daniel R. Weinberger, M.D. of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
March 23, 2011 Meet The Scientist Webinar: The Brain at Work in Schizophrenia Webinar
Featuring Neil D. Woodward Ph.D. of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
October 29, 2010 22nd Annual Mental Health Research Symposium New York, NY
Featuring presentations by the 2010 Foundation Outstanding Achievement Prize Winners and several NARSAD Young Investigator Grantees
October 29, 2010 National Awards Dinner New York, NY
National Awards Gala: Awarding 2010 Outstanding Achievement Prizes and the Productive Lives Awards
April - June, 2010 Healthy Minds Across America 2010 USA and Canada
Series of public education forums taking place at over 40 institutions and universities highlighting the breakthroughs in mental health research.
March 6, 2010 7th Annual Palm Beach Mental Health Research Symposium West Palm Beach, FL
Free symposium moderated by Dr. Jeffrey A. Lieberman of Columbia University. Featuring four of the world's leading experts on the causes and new paths to treatments for severe mental illness.

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