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Recent Event Summaries

Mental Health Services Research Conference (MHSR) 2018

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Location: Rockville, MD

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This summer, the NIMH’s Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch is hosting the 24th NIMH Mental Health Services Research (MHSR) Conference.

Sponsors: NIMH Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch

More Information: http://www.cvent.com/d/ktq2l0

2018 Webinar Series: Envisioning a Conceptual Model of Sex and Gender Differences in Health and Disease

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On May 14 the NIMH Office of Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health will present the first webinar as part of its 2018 Global Mental Health Webinar series.

Sponsors: NIMH Office of Research on Health Disparities and Global Mental Health

2018 Global Mental Health Workshop: “Diversity: A Tool for Solving Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health”

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Location: Bethesda Marriott, Bethesda, MD

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On May 1-2, 2018, 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 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.” The workshop will highlight the importance of diversity in science along the research pipeline (basic, translational, clinical, and implementation science); in the global mental health research workforce; in the individuals who participate in mental health research (including youth, racial/ethnic minorities, women, sexual and gender minorities, and individuals with disabilities) and in the short, medium, and long-term timeframes required for various research endeavors to improve clinical care.

2018 Global Mental Health Workshop: Diversity: A Tool for Solving Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health

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Location: Bethesda Marriott, Bethesda, MD

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On May 1 – May 2, 2018 the NIMH Office of Research on Health Disparities and Global Mental Health, together with Grand Challenges Canada, convened 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 among the individuals who participate in mental health research.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Lifespan Research Meeting

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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

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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

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Location: Webinar

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

NIH Special Event for Autism Awareness Month

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Location: Masur Auditorium and FAES Terrace, Building 10 (Clinical Center), NIH Main Campus

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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC) is pleased to invite you to attend our annual special event to recognize National Autism Awareness Month. We will be hosting a Panel Presentation featuring speakers from Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, and a meet-and-greet with a costumed Julia character, the Sesame Street Muppet who has autism. Sesame Workshop speakers Jeanette Betancourt Ed.D., Mindy Fila, and Autumn Zitani, M.A., will share the story behind the creation of Julia, the first autistic Muppet, and discuss Sesame’s work to increase public understanding of autism and serve autistic children and their families.   

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC)

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

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Description: The NIMH Office of Genomics Research Coordination hosted a webinar to discuss core computational issues faced by geneticists and neuroscientists.

RDoC Office Hours: March Session

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Location: Webcast

Description: The NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) unit holds monthly virtual “office hours” via video conference. Discussion topics may include the basic principles of the initiative, general queries about designing and applying for grants based on RDoC ideas, and the role of RDoC within NIMH and its relationship to other initiatives. Questions regarding individual grant applications or detailed program advice will be redirected to the relevant program officers.

Sponsors: NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Unit