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Neuroscientists have created a 3D window into the human brain’s budding executive hub assembling itself during a critical period in prenatal development.

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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

Daniel Pine, M.D.

Daniel S. Pine, MD is Chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience in the NIMH Intramural Research Program.  After graduating from medical school at the University of Chicago, Dr. Pine spent 10 years in training and research on child psychiatry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University.

Dietmar Plenz, Ph.D.

Dr. Plenz is Chief of the Section on Critical Brain Dynamics in the Intramural Research Program at the NIMH.  He attended college at the Universities of Mainz and Tuebingen, Germany.

Armin Raznahan, M.D., Ph.D.

Armin Raznahan, M.D., Ph.D., is a Lasker Clinical Research Scholar and Chief of the Developmental Neurogenomics Unit. His research combines neuroimaging, genomic and bioinformatic techniques to better understand the architecture of human brain development in health, and in neurogenetic disorders that increase risk for psychiatric symptoms. Clinically, Dr. Raznahan works as a Child Psychiatrist within the NIH Clinical Center Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service.

NIMH Strategic Plan

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

NIMH Strategic Plan

Publications

Explore NIMH publications and online resources.

Publications

Publicaciones en Español

Explore las publicaciones y recursos en línea del NIMH.

Publicaciones

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.

Neurobiobank