Event Summaries for 2018
- NIH Intramural Reddit “Ask Me Anything” with Dr. Carlos Zarate Jr. - Developing Novel Therapeutics for Depression
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s Intramural Research Program (IRP) teamed up for a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) discussion with Dr. Carlos Zarate Jr. During the Reddit AMA, Dr. Zarate answered questions from the public about current treatments for depression and the latest research efforts to develop cutting-edge therapies for the condition.
- Strengthening the Research Workforce of Latina/Hispanic Female Investigators to Address HIV Contextual Factors Affecting Women with HIV
San Diego, CA; Pre-Conference Learning Institute at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
The NIMH Division of AIDS Research hosted a meeting to address diversity mentoring programs to strengthen the HIV research workforce of Latina/Hispanic female investigators with added focus to address contextual factors affecting women living with HIV.
- Neuroimaging in HIV: Novel Imaging Technologies for Detection of Persistent HIV and Associated Inflammation/Pathology in the Brain
The NIMH Division of AIDS Research hosted a workshop to discuss the novel imaging technologies that can be used to detect persistent HIV in the central nervous system (CNS) as well as understand the pathways and mechanisms leading to CNS dysfunction in the antiretroviral therapy era.
- NIMH Alliance for Research Progress Meeting
National Institute of Mental Health Alliance for Research Progress October 2018 Meeting Summary, Agenda, and Participant List
- Anti-Retroviral Therapy-Mediated Mental Health Side Effects Workshop
The NIMH Division of AIDS Research convened a workshop focused on the neuropsychiatric side effects of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART), and the potential for ART-mediated neurological toxicity when used across the lifespan of HIV.
- MHSR 2018: New Investigators Workshop
North Bethesda, MD
The NIMH Division of Services and Intervention Research hosted a post-conference workshop for Early Stage Investigators (ESI) in conjunction with the 24th Mental Health Services Research Conference.
- NIMH Mental Health Services Research Conference - MHSR 2018
NIMH sponsored the 24th Mental Health Services Research Conference (MHSR), promoting areas of high priority services research and identifing opportunities to improve the health and well-being of people with mental illnesses.
- Addendum: 24th NIMH Mental Health Services Research Conference
North Bethesda, MD
August 1-2 2018, the NIMH’s Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch hosted the 24th NIMH Mental Health Services Research (MHSR) Conference. The MHSR Conference promotes areas of high priority for services research and identifies opportunities that have the potential for significant impact on the health and well-being of people with mental disorders. The 2018 conference featured state-of-the-art research presented via keynote speakers, thematic panels, discussion groups, papers, and posters.
- Research Opportunities for Improving Treatment Interventions and Recovery Services for Adults with SMI
In collaboration with SAMHSA, NIMH sponsored a workshop focused on research priorities for treatment interventions and recovery services for adults with serious mental illness (SMI).
- Twitter Chat on Teen Depression
On Thursday, May 3, 2018, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) hosted a Twitter chat on teen depression with NIMH experts, Dr. Argyris Stringaris and Dr. Ken Towbin.
- 2018 Global Mental Health Workshop: “Diversity: A Tool for Solving Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health”
Bethesda Marriott, Bethesda, MD
The NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) and Grand Challenges Canada will co-convene the annual Global Mental Health Workshop, highlighting the importance of diversity in science along the research pipeline, in the global mental health research workforce; and in the individuals who participate in mental health research.
- Autism Spectrum Disorder Lifespan Research Meeting
Neuroscience Center, Bethesda, MD
The NIMH Division of Services and Intervention Research convened a meeting of grantees who are conducting research on services for transition-age youth and adults with autism spectrum disorder.
- Teen Depression: What Parents Need to Know
Fishers Lane Conference Center, 5635 Fisher Lane, Rockville, MD 20852
NIMH IRP scientist-clinician Kathryn DeLonga, PsyD conducted a workshop on depression and teenagers.
- Depression and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
NIMH IRP scientist Bruce Luber, Ph.D., conducted a webinar on depression and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).
- Emotional Well-Being: Emerging Insights and Question for Future Research Roundtable Meeting
The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), in collaboration NIMH and other NIH Institutes and Centers, cosponsored a roundtable discussion about research on emotional well-being.
- Virtual Workshop: Solving Computational Challenges in Genomics and Neuroscience via Parallel and Quantum Computing
The NIMH Office of Genomics Research Coordination hosted a webinar to discuss core computational issues faced by geneticists and neuroscientists.
- Professional Coalition for Research Progress: 2018 Meeting
NIH Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) convened the eighth Professional Coalition for Research Progress (Coalition) Meeting which served as an opportunity for representatives from professional organizations with an interest in NIMH research to hear about advances in mental health research, current and new research directions, and strategies for NIMH.
- Twitter Chat on Seasonal Affective Disorder with NCCIH
On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) co-hosted a Twitter chat on seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
- Adolescent Suicide Prevention: Recognizing Teens at Risk & Responding Effectively
Join experts for this live videocast about adolescent suicide prevention, which will include techniques for early detection and management of young people at risk.