International Mental Health Research Symposium

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

Watch the BBRF Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners and the Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health recipient present updates on leading research discoveries across brain and behavior disorders. Click on each presentation in any order that you prefer.

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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
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Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.

PRIZEWINNER, BBRF PARDES HUMANITARIAN PRIZE IN MENTAL HEALTH

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

PRIZEWINNER, BBRF PARDES HUMANITARIAN PRIZE IN MENTAL HEALTH

Experts by Experience - Transforming Mental Health Worldwide
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Charlene Sunkel

PRIZEWINNER, BBRF PARDES HUMANITARIAN PRIZE IN MENTAL HEALTH

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

HONORARY PRIZEWINNER, BBRF PARDES HUMANITARIAN PRIZE IN MENTAL HEALTH

Assessing Cognition in Older, Undereducated Individuals with Schizophrenia in China
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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
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Norman Sartorius, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPsych

HONORARY PRIZEWINNER, BBRF PARDES HUMANITARIAN PRIZE IN MENTAL HEALTH

Living with Schizophrenia During the Covid-19 Pandemic
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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György Buzsáki, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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