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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. 



Prof. Arvid Carlsson
2000 Nobel Laureate, University of 

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

Dr. Etienne Sibille
Campbell Family Chair
in Clinical 

Dr. Benoit Mulsant


Symposium Agenda
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?
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)
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
4: 25 p.m. Closing remarks​


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