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Experts Discuss Borderline Personality Disorder

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Location: Virtual

Description: On May 21, 2021, NIMH’s Dr. Stephen O’Connor moderated a discussion on borderline personality disorder with NIMH grantees Drs. Stephanie D. Stepp and Shireen L. Rizvi.

Workshop: Gene-based Therapeutics for Rare Genetic Neurodevelopmental Psychiatric Disorders

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Location: Virtual

Description: On January 21, 2021, NIMH conducted a virtual workshop that provided insights into the potential challenges and opportunities for gene-based therapeutic strategies for individuals with rare genetic neurodevelopmental disorders. This workshop brought together a multi-disciplinary group of experts from academia, government, and industry to provide a review of the current state of science in gene-targeted therapeutics and characteristics of suitable gene/molecular targets and mechanisms amenable to gene-based therapies.

Reddit “Ask Me Anything” with Dr. Margaret Grabb – NIMH’s Small Business Research Programs

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Description: NIMH is discussing its small business research programs during a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” event on January 29, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET.

Professional Coalition for Research Progress: 2018 Meeting

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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.

Mini-Symposium - Computational Psychiatry: Multiscale Models of Mental Illness

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Location: Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

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On November 12, 2017, NIMH hosted a mini-symposium to introduce new and burgeoning field of computational psychiatry.

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health

Explainable Artificial Intelligence Solutions Applied to Neural and Behavioral Data

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Location: Washington Marriott at Metro Center, Washington, D.C.

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On November 10, 2017, NIMH convened a workshop to discuss the development of explainable artificial intelligence (XAI) solutions to guide basic and clinical interventions, and to inform our understanding of complex brain-behavioral data in the context of intelligent neuro-behavioral modulation.

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health

Brain Somatic Mosaicism Network Investigators’ Workshop

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Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The NIMH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science held the annual Brain Somatic Mosaicism Network (BSMN) investigators’ workshop.

Computational Psychiatry: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future

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Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The NIMH Office of Director held a scientific workshop on computational psychiatry.

Biometrics and Beyond: Harnessing computer vision and machine learning to measure real world social interactions in psychiatric populations

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Location: Bethesda, MD

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The NIMH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science, with support from the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, convened a workshop to address the needs for quantitative measurement of human social interactions in psychiatric populations.