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Event Summaries From 2018

Twitter Chat on Teen Depression


Description: 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”


Location: Bethesda Marriott, Bethesda, MD


The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) and Grand Challenges Canada co-convened the annual Global Mental Health Workshop on May 1-2, 2018 to bring together global mental health researchers, innovators, and other stakeholders on the theme of “Diversity: A Tool for Solving Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health.”

Autism Spectrum Disorder Lifespan Research Meeting


Location: Neuroscience Center, Bethesda, MD

Description: 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


Location: Fishers Lane Conference Center, 5635 Fisher Lane, Rockville, MD 20852

Description: NIMH IRP scientist-clinician Kathryn DeLonga, PsyD conducted a workshop on depression and teenagers.

Depression and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation


Location: Webinar

Description: NIMH IRP scientist Bruce Luber, Ph.D., conducted a webinar on depression and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).

Virtual Workshop: Solving Computational Challenges in Genomics and Neuroscience via Parallel and Quantum Computing


Description: 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


Location: NIH Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852

Description: 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


Description: 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


Location: webcast


Experts participated in a live videocast about adolescent suicide prevention, which included techniques for early detection and management of young people at risk. Speakers included NIMH grantee David A. Brent, M.D., from the University of Pittsburgh, and NIMH scientists Elizabeth Ballard, Ph.D., Lisa Horowitz, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Argyris Stringaris, M.D., Ph.D., MRCPsych.

Sponsors: NIMH Division of Intramural Research Programs (IRP)