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screenshot form video titled Mental Illness in Stressful Times – An Asian American Family’s Story

“An NIH/NIMH lifer” reveals how his Asian American family successfully coped with severe mental illness compounded by discrimination.

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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

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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Inside NIMH

Funding News for Current and Future NIMH Awardees.

Inside NIMH

Research Domain Criteria (RDOC) Initiative

Learn more about RDoC, a research framework that supports new ways of studying mental disorders.

NIMH Research Domain Criteria Project

The NIH NeuroBioBank 

Learn more about the NIH NeuroBioBank and brain tissue donation.