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Event Summaries From 2015

Society for Neuroscience 2015 Symposium Brain Stimulation Based Neural Circuit Modeling: Linking levels of analysis


Location: Fairmont, Chicago

Description: This symposium will bring together basic neuroscientists, computational modelers, and clinical investigators to discuss how to integrate large-scale computational modeling with translational neuroscience, in order to increase our understanding of how to improve the rhythmic interactions of networks by non-surgical brain stimulation and enhance cognitive capabilities in clinical disorders.

Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups – Strengths United through Networks (RISING SUN): Workshop 1


Location: Anchorage, AK

Description: On September 19-20, 2015, the NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) conducted the first workshop for a new NIMH initiative aimed at suicide prevention among Indigenous people in the circumpolar Arctic.

NIMH Alliance for Research Progress Meeting


Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The September 2015 Alliance for Research Progress meeting included a discussion on depression and resiliency; an update on the RAISE Early Treatment Program; an update on the Precision Medicine Initiative; and some thoughts on barriers to getting certain mental health treatments.

Mental Health Disparities Research at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): Cross-Cutting Aspects of the NIMH Strategic Plan for Research


Location: Webinar

Description: On August 26, 2015, the NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) conducted the first of three webinars to disseminate scientific findings from three exemplary NIMH-funded researchers.