International Mental Health Research Symposium

Friday, October 29, 2021
2021 International Mental Health Research Symposium

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Please join us for exciting virtual scientific discussions on innovative brain and behavior research by our 2021 Pardes Humanitarian Prizewinners & Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners.

PRESENTATIONS:

Welcome
Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.

President & CEO, BBRF

Opening Remarks
Herbert Pardes, M.D.

President, BBRF Scientific Council

Overview
Robert M.A. Hirschfeld, M.D.

Founding BBRF Scientific Council Member

A Life in Moods
Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.

PRIZEWINNER, BBRF PARDES HUMANITARIAN PRIZE IN MENTAL HEALTH

Making Friends with My Schizophrenia: A Lifelong Project
Elyn R. Saks, J.D., Ph.D.

PRIZEWINNER, BBRF PARDES HUMANITARIAN PRIZE IN MENTAL HEALTH

Experts by Experience - Transforming Mental Health Worldwide
Charlene Sunkel

PRIZEWINNER, BBRF PARDES HUMANITARIAN PRIZE IN MENTAL HEALTH

Luck, Chance, & a Cross-Cultural exchange between Psychiatry in the US and China
John M. Davis, M.D.

HONORARY PRIZEWINNER, BBRF PARDES HUMANITARIAN PRIZE IN MENTAL HEALTH

Assessing Cognition in Older, Undereducated Individuals with Schizophrenia in China
Michael R. Phillips, M.D., MPH

HONORARY PRIZEWINNER, BBRF PARDES HUMANITARIAN PRIZE IN MENTAL HEALTH

Responding to Major Problems in the Field of Mental Health
Norman Sartorius, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPsych

HONORARY PRIZEWINNER, BBRF PARDES HUMANITARIAN PRIZE IN MENTAL HEALTH

Living with Schizophrenia During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Ezra S. Susser, M.D., Dr.PH

Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute
BBRF LIEBER PRIZEWINNER FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH

Global Mental Health and Stigma: Advancing Science by Reaching the Most Vulnerable Groups with Psychosis
Lawrence H. Yang, Ph.D.

School of Global Public Health, New York University
BBRF MALTZ PRIZEWINNER FOR INNOVATIVE AND PROMISING SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH

Cognitive Impairment and Functional Disability in Bipolar Disorder - How Can We Optimize Outcomes?
Katherine E. Burdick. Ph.D.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
BBRF COLVIN PRIZEWINNER FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOOD DISORDERS RESEARCH

Neuropeptide Y in Normal Brain Function and in Mood Disorders
Aleksander Mathé, M.D., Ph.D.

Karolinska Institutet
BBRF COLVIN PRIZEWINNER FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOOD DISORDERS RESEARCH

Circadian Genes, Rhythms, and the Biology of Bipolar Disorder
Colleen McClung, Ph.D.

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
BBRF COLVIN PRIZEWINNER FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOOD DISORDERS RESEARCH

The Development, Consequences and Prevention of a Defensive Mindset
Kenneth A. Dodge, Ph.D.

Duke University
BBRF RUANE PRIZEWINNER FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH

From Clinical Trials to Population Health: Closing the Mental Health Gap and Meeting the Needs of Children and Families
John T. Walkup, M.D.

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
BBRF RUANE PRIZEWINNER FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH

From Knowledge to Action: Roles of the Primate Prefrontal Cortex
Elisabeth A. Murray, Ph.D.

National Institute of Mental Health
BBRF GOLDMAN-RAKIC PRIZEWINNER FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE

Preconfigured Dynamics in Our Brains
György Buzsáki, M.D., Ph.D.

New York University
BBRF GOLDMAN-RAKIC PRIZEWINNER FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE

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