Meds or Therapy? Brain Scan Predicts Best Depression Treatment
NIMH-funded study finds biomarkers in the brain that offer clues to patient-specific treatment options.
Our New Look!
Welcome to the redesigned National Institute of Mental Health website… designed with you in mind.
President Obama Hosts National Conference on Mental Health
The conference officially launches MentalHealth.gov and a national conversation to increase understanding and awareness of mental health.
Dr. Thomas Insel Discusses The National Conference on Mental Health
Much has changed in the past 14 years… Let’s start writing a new chapter in the chronicle on mental health.
Find out the facts and myths about mental health—and where to get help.
NIMH Outreach Partnership Program
NIMH Invites Proposals for Outreach Partners.
- Twitter Chat on Borderline Personality Disorder
- Taming Suspect Gene Reverses Schizophrenia-like Abnormalities in Mice
- Flu in Pregnancy May Quadruple Child’s Risk for Bipolar Disorder
- NIMH Seeks Proposals for Outreach Partners
- Mental Disorders as Brain Disorders: Thomas Insel at TEDxCaltech
- NIMH on the National Dialogue on Mental Health
Project officer Michelle Freund, Ph.D., of the NIMH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science, explains the significance of CLARITY, a breakthrough method for analyzing the brain.
Join A Research Study
Clinical Research Studies (Clinical Trials) are of primary importance to the NIMH mission.
- View a list of current NIMH-IRP Mental Health Research Studies
- Read about joining a study
- Find a list of all clinical trials funded by NIMH
Principal Investigators at NIMH
Peter Bandettini, Ph.D.
Dr. Bandettini is Chief of the Section on Functional Imaging Methods in the Laboratory of Brain and Cognition of the Intramural Research Program. He is also the director of the Functional MRI Core Facility, which maintains cutting edge fMRI capability.
Heather Cameron, Ph.D.
Dr. Cameron joined the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program at NIMH as an Investigator in 2011.
Francis McMahon, M.D.
In 2002, Dr. McMahon came to the National Institute of Mental Health to establish a new Genetics Unit within NIMH's Intramural Research Program.