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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

Jay Norman Giedd

Dr. Giedd is board certified in General, Child and Adolescent, and Geriatric Psychiatry. Currently, he is the Chief of the Unit on Brain Imaging in the Child Psychiatry Branch at the NIMH. His research focuses on the biological basis of cognitive, emotional and behavioral disorders.

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.

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