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Meeting Summaries

Novel Approaches to Understanding the Mechanisms of the Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Alzheimer’s and Advancing Therapy Development

Bethesda, MD

On May 8-9, 2017, NIMH and the National Institute on Aging brought together clinical, behavioral science, and neuroscience researchers to discuss neuropsychiatric symptoms and treatment approaches for Alzheimer’s disease.

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Transformative Opportunities for Solving the Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health

Bethesda, MD

The NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health and Grand Challenges Canada co-convened a workshop that brought together global mental health researchers, innovators, and other stakeholders.

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Celebrating the Legacy of the NIMH Child Psychiatry Branch, Chief, Judith L. Rapoport, M.D.

Bethesda, MD

The Division of Intramural Research Programs (IRP) held a symposium to celebrate decades of research conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health Child Psychiatry Branch, led by Judith Rapoport, M.D.

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Biometrics and Beyond: Harnessing computer vision and machine learning to measure real world social interactions in psychiatric populations

Bethesda, MD

The NIMH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science, with support from the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, convened a workshop to address the needs for quantitative measurement of human social interactions in psychiatric populations.

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Innovative Measures of Medication Adherence for HIV Treatment and Prevention

Rockville, MD

The NIMH Division of AIDS Research co-sponsored a meeting with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to advance the next-generation of HIV medication adherence.

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Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups – Strengths United through Networks (RISING SUN): Workshop 3

Iqaluit, Nunavut (Arctic Canada)

The Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) hosted a collaborative workshop under the 2015-2017 U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. The workshop focused on ways to effectively prevent suicide among Indigenous peoples in the circumpolar region.

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Addendum: NIMH Conference on Mental Health Services Research: Harnessing Science to Strengthen the Public Health Impact

The National Institute of Mental Health hosted the 23rd Conference on Mental Health Services Research (MHSR) with the theme, “Harnessing Science to Strengthen the Public Health Impact.”

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Using Stem Cell-Based Assays for Biological and Drug Discovery Workshop

Bethesda, MD

The NIMH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science convened a workshop NIMH funding recipients whose research involves human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) or similar reprogrammed cell assays.

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RDoC – ABCT -The Delaware Project Webinar

The NIMH RDoC Unit, the Delaware Project, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) hosted the first in a series of collaborative webinars.

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Translating Mechanistic Stress Biology in the Context of HIV

Rockville, MD

The NIMH Division of AIDS Research sponsored a workshop to identify significant and unique courses of study aimed at elucidating the complex behavioral and biological relationships between stress and HIV.

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