February 22

Toward Neural Biomarkers of Risk for Bipolar Spectrum Disorders and Neural Targets for Novel Neuromodulation Interventions

Mary L. Phillips, MD, MD (Cantab) Pittsburgh Foundation-Emmerling Endowed Chair in Psychotic Disorders, Professor in Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science and Director of the Mood and Brain Laboratory, Clinical Affective and Translational Neuroscience Program
February 23

Deciphering the Neural Ensemble Signatures of Disease with Striatal Ca2+ Imaging

Jones Parker, PhD Research Associate, Stanford University
February 23

Positron Emission Tomography Imaging in Addictive Disorders

Rajesh Narendran, MD Professor of Radiology and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
February 26

Rapid-Acting Antidepressants: Deconstructing One and Constructing Another

Nolan R. Williams, MD Instructor in Psychiatry and Director of the Brain Stimulation Laboratory, Stanford University
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