|Emory University School of Medicine and the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) will present "Healthy Minds Across America," a free public forum featuring Emory experts who will discuss the latest advances for mental health disorders.
The forum will take place on Sunday, Sept. 14, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Emory Winship Cancer Institute, 1365 Clifton Rd., Bldg. C, 5th Floor, Room 5102.
Featured speakers from the Emory University School of Medicine include:
- Helen S. Mayberg, MD, professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Neurology, on New Directions in Mental Health Research: Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression
- D. Jeffrey Newport, MD, associate professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and the Women's Mental Health Program on Reproductive Safety of Antidepressants: Limitations of Research Evidence and Implications for Future Studies
- Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and associate professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, on Translational Research on Fear and PTSD: From Bench to Bedside
The forum will include question-and-answer sessions with each of the experts.
Healthy Minds Across America includes 48 same-day events across the United States and Canada organized by NARSAD, a leading charity dedicated to mental health research, in partnership with North America's most prominent universities and research centers. Like Emory, these institutions are home to distinguished scientists whose cutting-edge research on the brain and its disorders has been supported by NARSAD since it began awarding grants more than 20 years ago.
Reservations can be made at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling NARSAD at 800-829-8289.