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Adolescent Suicide Prevention: Recognizing Teens at Risk & Responding Effectively

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Location: webcast

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Join experts for this live videocast about adolescent suicide prevention, which will include techniques for early detection and management of young people at risk. Speakers include 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)

RDoC Office Hours: December 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

Mental Health: Youth in Transition

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Location: The Embassy of Canada, 501 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20001

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For Mental Health Awareness Week, NIMH partnered with the Embassy of Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to host a panel discussion about mental health challenges faced by youth—including indigenous peoples—during the transition to adulthood.

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health

NIH Multimodal Brain Stimulation Speaker Series: Joel Voss and Risto Ilmoniemi

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Location: NIH Building 31/6C, Room 10 - Webcast

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting the Multimodal TMS Speaker Series to bring together the leaders in the field conducting research using non-invasive brain stimulation and functional imaging including EEG and fMRI. Joel Voss and Risto Ilmoniemi  will speak on November 14th.

The event will be broadcast via web-ex and archived for later viewing. For more about the series, see NIMH to Host Multimodal Brain Stimulation Speaker Series.

Sponsors: NIH Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation (NIBS) Working Group, National Institute of Mental Health

NIH Multimodal Brain Stimulation Speaker Series: Kate Hoy

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Location: NIH Building 60, Rathskellar Room - Webcast

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting the Multimodal TMS Speaker Series to bring together the leaders in the field conducting research using non-invasive brain stimulation and functional imaging including EEG and fMRI. Kate Hoy will speak on November 13th.

The event will be broadcast via web-ex and archived for later viewing. For more about the series, see NIMH to Host Multimodal Brain Stimulation Speaker Series.

Sponsors: NIH Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation (NIBS) Working Group, National Institute of Mental Health

NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS) Awards Ceremony

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Location: Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference - Washington, D.C.

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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS) initiative was created to support the research programs and career development of outstanding scientists who are in the early, formative stages of their careers and who plan to make a long-term commitment to research most relevant to NIMH. These awards seek to assist these individuals in launching an innovative clinical, translational, or basic research program that holds the potential to profoundly transform the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of mental disorders.

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

RDoC Office Hours: November 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

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

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Location: Room 146A, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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This mini-symposium will provide an in-depth introduction to the nascent and burgeoning field of computational psychiatry (CP).

Please Note: This event is part of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) annual meeting, Neuroscience 2017. It is only open to registered attendees. To register and for more information, visit http://www.sfn.org/Annual-Meeting/Neuroscience-2017.

Sponsors: Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science (DNBBS), NIMH Division of Translational Research