Finding and Fixing Broken Brain Circuits in Depression

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Finding and Fixing Broken Brain Circuits in Depression

Biomarkers have transformed modern medicine but remain largely elusive in psychiatry, due in part to the way we diagnose mental illness. Dr. Liston will discuss on-going efforts to rethinking our approach to diagnosis and treatment by identifying new subtypes of depression based on dysfunction in mood-related brain circuits.

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Presented by 
Conor Liston, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research expert on schizophrenia
Conor Liston, M.D., Ph.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College
2013 NARSAD Grantee
Moderated by 
Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

President and CEO

Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., serves as the President & CEO of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, the largest private funder of mental health research grants. Dr. Borenstein developed the public television program Healthy Minds and serves as host of the series. The program, which is broadcast nationwide, focuses on topics in psychiatry in order to educate the public, reduce stigma and offer a message of hope. Dr. Borenstein also serves as Editor-in-Chief of Psychiatric News, the newspaper of the American Psychiatric Association and as an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.