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Event Summaries About Basic Research

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.

Using Stem Cell-Based Assays for Biological and Drug Discovery Workshop

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Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The NIMH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science convened a workshop NIMH funding recipients whose research involves human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) or similar reprogrammed cell assays.

RDoC – ABCT -The Delaware Project Webinar

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Description: The NIMH RDoC Unit, the Delaware Project, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) hosted the first in a series of collaborative webinars.

NAMHC Workgroup on Revisions to the RDoC Matrix: Motor Systems

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Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Unit and Working Group hosted the first in a series of workshops that were established to revise the RDoC Matrix on an ongoing basis.

RDoC Principal Investigators’ Meeting

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Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Unit hosted a meeting to mark the fifth anniversary of the first RDoC funding announcement.

Leveraging Electronic Medical Records (EMR) for Psychiatric Genetic Research Workshop

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Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The NIMH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science hosted a workshop to discuss merging electronic medical records with genomic data and population-based registries to enhance research on risk factors for mental illnesses.

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

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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.

NIMH Alliance for Research Progress Meeting

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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.

Alliance for Research Progress - February 7, 2014 Meeting

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Location: Rockville, Maryland

Description: Summary for the February 2014 meeting of the Alliance for Research Progress.