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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).

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

NIMH Rare Genetic Diseases Workshop

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Location: Bethesda, MD

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On September 19, 2017, NIMH hosted a workshop on challenges and opportunities for exploring rare genetic syndromes as models to delineate the genetic risk architecture of mental illnesses and to facilitate translation into meaningful prevention and treatments.

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health

Research to Improve Health and Longevity of People with Severe Mental Illness

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Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: On September 10-11, 2012, the NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) and Division of Services and Intervention Research (DSIR) convened the meeting, “Research to Improve Health and Longevity of People with Severe Mental Illness.” The purpose of the meeting was to assess the state of the science in preventing and treating medical comorbidities in people with severe mental illness (SMI) and identify the most critically needed research to reduce premature mortality in this vulnerable group.

Using Electrophysiological Methods to Understand Neural Mechanisms of, and Treatment Effects in, Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents

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Location: Bethesda, Maryland

Description: This workshop examined the use of EEG/MEG to understand brain mechanisms of mental disorders in children and adolescents. Participants discussed the advantages of these methods, the limitations, and future directions.

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health