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Three experts from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) will provide a scientific overview of the brain, behavior and mental health and what the future may hold. Joshua Gordon, director of the institute, will address the challenges and opportunities in mental health research. Bruce Cuthbert, leader of the Research Domain Criteria at NIMH, will explore whether we can achieve precision medicine for mental disorders. Greg Farber will discuss the brain, nanotechnology tools, mental health

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When: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Where: Cosmos Club
2121 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20008
United States

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Brain, Behavior and Mental Health
Tuesday, November 28, 6 PM

Cocktails at 6 PM; dinner at 6:30. 
Three experts from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) will provide a scientific overview of the brain, behavior and mental health and what the future may hold. 

Joshua Gordon, director of the institute, will address the challenges and opportunities in mental health research. He received his MD/PhD degree at the University of California, San Francisco and completed his psychiatry residency and research fellowship at Columbia University. He joined the Columbia faculty in
2004 as an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, where he conducted research, taught residents and maintained a general psychiatry practice. His research focuses on the analysis of neural activity in mice carrying mutations of relevance to psychiatric disease.

Bruce Cuthbert, leader of the Research Domain Criteria at NIMH, will explore whether we can achieve precision medicine for mental disorders He received his PhD
in clinical psychology and psychophysiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is known for his research on the psychophysiology of emotion and translational research on the psychopathology of anxiety disorders. He was elected president of the Society for Psychophysiological Research in 2004 and is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. 

Greg Farber will discuss the brain, nanotechnology tools and mental health research. Farber, who has a BS from Penn State in chemistry and a PhD from MIT in physical chemistry, is director of the Office of Technology Development and Coordination at NIMH. He oversees the NIMH Data Archive, manages the NIMH component of the BRAIN Initiative and co-leads the program portion of the NIH Neuroscience Blueprint including the Human Connectome project.

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