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Frame from the video Dr. Michelle Freund, NIMH Project Officer on the significance of CLARITY.

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.

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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 Schmidt

Dr. Peter Schmidt is Chief of the Section on Behavioral Endocrinology (SBE), NIMH. His laboratory studies the effect of sex steroids on brain function and behavior.

Jun Shen

Dr. Shen is chief of the Section on Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Molecular Imaging Branch, Mood & Anxiety Disorders Program of the Intramural Research Program, NIMH. He attended college at Nankai University and graduate schools at Nankai University and University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Susan Swedo

Dr. Swedo is currently Chief Pediatrics & Developmental Neuroscience Branch at the NIMH. Dr. Swedo received her M.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and completed her pediatrics residency at Children's Memorial Hospital (Northwestern University) in Chicago.

Publications

Get booklets, fact sheets, and brochures on mental health topics.

Publications

Inside NIMH

Funding News for Current and Future NIMH Awardees.

Inside NIMH

Research Domain Criteria Project

NIMH launches RDoC for researchers, to one day advance the development of new ways of classifying psychopathology.

Research Domain Criteria Project

The NIH NeuroBioBank 

Learn more about the NIH NeuroBioBank and brain tissue donation.

Neurobiobank

NIMH Strategic Plan

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

NIMH Strategic Plan