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Event Summaries About Brain Anatomy and Physiology

The NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series: Advancing Therapies for Central Nervous System Disorders


Location: Virtual

Description: On April 15, 2021, Beverly Davidson, Ph.D., was the guest speaker for the NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series. Dr. Davidson is the Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Arthur V. Meigs, Chair in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and director of the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics at CHOP. She provided an overview of recent research approaches for inherited disorders that impact central nervous system (CNS) function during her talk.

NIMH Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation E-Field Modeling Workshop


Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: The NIMH Division of Translational Research sponsored a workshop to provide an overview of the use of electric-field (e-field) modeling in noninvasive brain stimulation studies. Experts provided theoretical background information on e-field modeling as well as practical hands-on experience with a variety of available software packages.

Sponsors: NIMH Division of Translational Research

Explainable Artificial Intelligence Solutions Applied to Neural and Behavioral Data


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


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

Computational Psychiatry: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future


Location: Bethesda, MD

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