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2013 Campbell Family Mental Health Research Symposium

Symposium Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Sign-in and light breakfast
9:00-9:15 a.m.​
Opening remarks ​​
9:15-10:15 a.m.​
Keynote address: 
Daniel Weinberger, Lieber Institute for Brain Development 
The promise of neurobiology, brain imaging and genetics in personalized medicine
10:15-10:45 a.m.​ Anthony Phillips, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Seeking new medications for the treatment of addiction from ancient pharmacopoeia
10:45-11:00 a.m.​ Break​
11:00-11:30 a.m. James Kennedy, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
The IMPACT of pharmacogenetics on reducing patient complications, workplace disability and health care costs
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ​ C. Anthony Altar, AssureRx
Combinatorial pharmacogenomics provides clinical validity and utility for patients with major depressive disorder
​12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m.​ Keynote address: 
Thomas Insel, National Institiutes of Health
New diagnostics and therapeutics for psychiatry
2:00-2:30 p.m. ​Ruth Ross, University of Toronto and CAMH
Cannabinoids: threats and opportunities
2:30-2:45 p.m. Break​
2:45-4:15 p.m.​

​Hot Topics in Research at CAMH
Albert Wong and Art Petronis
Screening of novel epigenetic drugs as treatments for psychiatric disorders 
Jeff Daskalakis
Treatment biomarkers for brain stimulation in depression
Amir Levine
What molecules can tell us about addiction and the adolescent brain
Aristotle Voineskos
Brain imaging and genetics: From risk identification to therapeutic innovation

4:15-4:30 p.m.​ Closing remarks​

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