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NIMH Director's Innovation Speaker Series - Dr. Alyce S. Adams, PhD

Dr. Alyce S. Adams, PhD, presents “When Access isn’t Enough - Persistent Disparities among our Nation’s Insured” as part of the NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series.

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

Charles R Gerfen

Dr. Gerfen received a B.A. from Amherst College and Ph.D. from Northwestern University. His doctoral research was on neural substrates of reward involving the prefrontal cortex and basal ganglia.

Christian Grillon

Christian Grillon, Ph.D. is the Unit Chief of the Affective Psychophysiology Laboratory. Dr. Grillon received his B.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Paris XI, France. He completed his post-doctoral training at the University of California-Irvine and the University of California-San Diego.

Miles Herkenham

Dr. Herkenham received a B.A. degree from Amherst College in 1970 and a Ph.D. in Physiological Psychology from Northeastern University in 1975.


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Publicaciones en Español

Explore las publicaciones y recursos en línea del NIMH.


Inside NIMH

Funding News for Current and Future NIMH Awardees.

Inside NIMH

Research Domain Criteria Initiative

Come join us! Researchers are invited to join the newly created RDoC forum.

NIMH Research Domain Criteria Project

The NIH NeuroBioBank 

Learn more about the NIH NeuroBioBank and brain tissue donation.


NIMH Strategic Plan

NIMH envisions a world in which mental illnesses are prevented and cured.

NIMH Strategic Plan