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2014 Campbell Family Mental Health Research Symposium

​Innovations in Brain Science: The Evolution of Therapeutics was held on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. 

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SPEAKERS 
 ​

Prof. Arvid Carlsson
2000 Nobel Laureate, University of 
Gothenberg

Dr. Mark George
Distinguished University Professor,
Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. Etienne Sibille
Campbell Family Chair
in Clinical 
Neuroscience,
​CAMH
 

Dr. Benoit Mulsant
Physician-in-Chief, 
CAMH


 

Symposium Agenda
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9 a.m. Opening remarks 
Dr. Bruce G. Pollock, Vice President Research, CAMH and Director, Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute​ 

9:10 a.m. Keynote presentation
Dr. Arvid Carlsson, 2000 Nobel Laureate, University of Gothenberg
My 70 years in research - looking back and ahead​ 

10: 15 a.m. Break
 
10:30 a.m. 
Dr. Mark George, Medical University of South Carolina
Prefrontal TMS for treating acute and chronic depression, pain, and suicidality - the importance of control 

11:15 a.m.
Dr. Benoit Mulsant, CAMH 
How can we combine brain stimulation and cognitive remediation to prevent Alzheimer’s disease?
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12:00 p.m. Lunch ​
 
12:15 p.m. News conference
Co-hosted with the Science Media Centre of Canada
(all are welcome to attend with lunch)
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1:15 p.m.
Dr. Etienne Sibille, CAMH
GABA, depression and aging

2:00 p.m. Hot Topics in Research at CAMH
 
Dr. Stephanie Ameis
The need for evidence-based treatments in child psychiatry: Neuroimaging to accelerate treatment innovation

Dr. Christian Hendershot
Pharmacogenetic applications for alcohol use disorders: Research update and considerations for clinical implementation

Dr. Daniela Lobo
Addiction-related genes in gambling disorders: new insights from parallel human and pre-clinical models

Dr. Romina Mizrahi
Dopamine dysfunction in psychosis- the critical role of stress and cannabis

Dr. Valerie Taylor
Weighty matters : Why obesity research is relevant to mental health
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4: 25 p.m. Closing remarks​


 

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