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Event Summaries About Schizophrenia

Child and Adolescent Onset Schizophrenia: Research Challenges and Opportunities


Location: Bethesda, Maryland

Description: In June 2007, NIMH and the NIH ORD convened a meeting for brainstorming and discussion between basic, translational, and clinical investigators to review the current knowledge on causes, neurobiology, developmental trajectory, and treatment of child- and adolescent-onset schizophrenia.

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, Division of Developmental Translational Research (DDTR), NIH Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)

International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology (ISCTM) Meeting


Location: Washington, DC

Description: In February 2006, the ISCTM held this meeting by satellite on the NIMH initiative regarding treatment development for negative symptoms of schizophrenia.