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Brain & Behavior Research Foundation announces spring 2013 conference & free webinars
Date:3/22/2013

the 1 in 4 people living with a mental illness. Leading figures in mental health will present to the public, families and patients living with a mental illness, caregivers, community leaders, mental health organizations and professionals. Elyn R. Saks, Professor of Law, Psychology and Psychiatry, USC Gould School of Law; author of best-seller "The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey through Madness" (an inspiring account of 30 years of living with schizophrenia). The event moderator is Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., Brain & Behavior Research Foundation President & CEO; Host, public TV's "Healthy Minds"; and Editor-in-Chief, Psychiatric News.

Sessions and presenters include:

  • Early Psychosis: Risk Factors, Prevention and Recovery, Rachel Loewy, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco

  • Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Schizophrenia, Cameron S. Carter, M.D., Professor, Psychiatry & Psychology, University of California, Davis

  • How Genetic Advances in Autism Spectrum Disorder Inform Development of Therapies, Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Neurology & Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

  • Risk and Vulnerability for Mood Disorders in Teens, Carrie E. Bearden, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Behavior, UCLA

MEET THE SCIENTIST WEBINAR SERIES SPRING 2013

APRIL 2013

"Meet the Scientist: Bipolar Disorder - Harnessing Brain Plasticity for Improved Overall Outcomes with Dr. Husseini K. Manji"

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 2:00 p.m :00 p.m. EDT

Registration & Information: For information and to register for free, go to http://bbrfoundation.org/webinar

Presenter: Husseini K. Manji, M.D., is the Global Therapeutic Head of Neuroscience
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Contact: Sally Corbett
scorbett@bbrfoundation.org
516-829-0091 x242
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
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