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NIMH Director Joshua Gordon Elected to Rank of AAAS Fellow

Institute Update

American Association of the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to induct Dr. Gordon and other recipients in February ceremony.

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NIMH Launches Twitter Account for Director

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Follow @NIMHDirector on Twitter.

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NIH Announces Awards for BRAIN Initiative Neuroethics Research

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The NIH BRAIN Initiative has awarded grants to five teams of experts who will study the neuroethical issues surrounding the use of deep brain stimulation in neuropsychiatric and movement disorders and appropriate consent for brain research.

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Brain’s Alertness Circuitry Conserved Through Evolution

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Using a molecular method likely to become widely adopted by the field, researchers have discovered brain circuitry essential for alertness – and for brain states more generally.

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NIH BRAIN Initiative Builds on Early Advances

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NIH has announced funding for 110 new awards totaling $169 million for the BRAIN Initiative.

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NIH BRAIN Initiative Launches Cell Census

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The NIH today launched a major effort to discover and catalog the brain’s “parts list.”

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NIH Completes Atlas of Human DNA Differences that Influence Gene Expression

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NIH researchers have completed an atlas documenting how DNA influence human gene expression.

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NIMH Releases Strategic Research Priorities Update

Institute Update

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) recently released its second annual update of the Strategic Research Priorities.

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RDoC Webinar - Using the RDoC Framework in Developmental Research

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NIMH’s Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Unit hosts a webinar titled “Using the RDoC Framework in Developmental Research.”

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Life-Saving Post-ER Suicide Prevention Strategies are Cost Effective

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Three interventions designed for follow up of patients who are identified with suicide risk in hospital emergency departments save lives and are cost effective relative to usual care.

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