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NIMH MD/PhD Student Conferences

NIMH is committed to supporting the research training of physician-scientists interested in research relevant to the mission of the NIMH. As part of this commitment, NIMH has occasionally sponsored conferences in conjunction with related scientific meetings for MD/PhD students interested in clinical neuroscience. Travel awardees present their work to the attendees at the MD/PhD Student Conference and benefit from scientific presentations and career development discussions with participating faculty and NIMH staff.

This page will be updated periodically as new meetings are announced.

Previous NIMH Travel Awardees:

The 3rd Annual Molecular Psychiatry Meeting (2015):

Oluosoji Afuwape University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Hannah Bernstein New York University School of Medicine/Nathan Kline Institute
Samuel Clark Columbia University
Ben Deverett Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School-Princeton University
Daniel Giovinazzo Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Angela Ianni National Institute of Mental Health/University of California, San Diego
Sarah Jefferson Pennsylvania State University
Hannah Joo University of California, San Francisco
Daniel Kashima Vanderbilt University
Jason Keil University of Michigan
Grace Kim University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Jacqueline Kulbe University of Kentucky
Zachary Lorsch Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Vince Mirabella Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School-Princeton University
Spencer Moore University of California, San Diego
Elisa Nabel Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Rajaillai Pillai Stony Brook University
Sheng Tang University of Pennsylvania
Vineet Tiruvadi Emory University School of Medicine
Mary Youseff Columbia University

The 2nd Annual Molecular Psychiatry Meeting (2014):

Abigail Clark Columbia University
Josh Cohen University of Alabama at Birmingham
Michelle Corkrum University of Minnesota Medical School
Robert Corty University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Daniel Fisher Northwestern University
Eulanca Liu University of California, San Diego
Joseph Scarpa Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Nicholas Schwartz Stony Brook University
Veronica Searles University of Colorado, Denver
Sara Stockman University of Maryland School of Medicine
Don Wei University of California, Irvine
Aynara Wulsin University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

The 49th Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (2010):

Youngsun T. Cho University of Rochester
Melisa Carrasco University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Erin C. Dowd Washington University
Elizabeth R. Hoffman University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
John C. Hammond University of Alabama at Birmingham
Matthew Lazarus Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Uzoezi Ozomaro University of Miami School of Medicine
Caitlin F. Rippey University of Washington
Carolyn Ann Hogan Washington University
Jason Chalifoux NYU School of Medicine
Li Li Stanford University

The 47th Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (2008):

Dongyang Zhang Washington University
Raag Airan Stanford University
Mica Bergman Vanderbilt University
Terri Gertler Northwestern University
Massih Hamidi University of Wisconsin
Joanna Spencer-Segal Weill Cornell Medical College
Jaime Lee Elliot University of Wisconsin
Thomas Jarrett University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Danielle Guez-Barber Yale University/National Institute on Drug Abuse
Martine Lamy University of Cincinnati
Eric Landsness University of Wisconsin
Anna Nelson University of Colorado
Shelli Farhadian Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Tri-Institutional Program
Albert Russell Powers Washington University
Gretchen Hermes University of Chicago

The 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry (2008):

Asher Albertson University of Alabama, Birmingham
Jonathan Chen Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Tri-Institutional Program
David Chiang Baylor College of Medicine
Katy Cross University of California, Los Angeles
Jasmin Dao University of California, Irvine
Kalen Dionne University of Colorado
Jennifer Dwyer University of California, Irvine
Jeffrey Ehmsen Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Teresa Evans Case Western Reserve University
Joshua Faguet University of California, San Francisco
Ananda Fine University of Illinois
Adam Frank University of California, Los Angeles
Benjamin Freeze University of California, San Francisco
Rachel Fremont Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Eric Gaier University of Connecticut Health Center
Tamar Gur University of Pennsylvania
John Hammond University of Alabama, Birmingham
Keith Hanson University of Wisconsin, Madison
September Hesse Morehouse School of Medicine
Brian Hitt Northwestern University
Kwo Wei (David) Ho University of Iowa
Elizabeth Hoffman University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Gil Hoftman University of Pittsburgh
Drew Kiraly University of Connecticut
Matthew Lazarus Stony Brook University, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
John Lee University of Iowa
Madeline Leong Duke University
Sean Luo Columbia University
Timothy Minh University of California, Irvine
Khaled Moussawi Medical University of South Carolina
Kelley O'Donnell University of California, Los Angeles
Vishal Patel Case Western Reserve University
Alejandro Ramirez Columbia University
Reid Roberts University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Sarah Rogan University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Marco Russo Columbia University
Adi Shemesh Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Andrew Slupe University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Louisa Steinberg Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Faraz Sultan University of Alabama, Birmingham
Anna Wiste Emory University