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2ND ANNUAL

Precision Mental Health and

Wellness Symposium

The future of personalized neuroscience and mental health

 

Wednesday, September 28th
9:00am-5:00pm

 

REGISTRATION

The Stanford Center for Precision Mental Health and Wellness is excited to present the 2nd Annual Precision Mental Health & Wellness Symposium on Wednesday, September 28th. This event will be hybrid, with an option for Stanford Faculty, Staff, Students and Affiliates to join in-person or attend virtually. For those external to Stanford, we look forward to hosting you virtually. Please register below:

 

IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE

VIRTUAL   ATTENDANCE

OPENING PLENARY

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Dr. Gordon received his MD/PhD degree at the University of California, San Francisco and completed his Psychiatry residency and research fellowship at Columbia University. He joined the Columbia faculty in 2004 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry where he conducted research, taught residents, and maintained a general psychiatry practice. In September of 2016, he became the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Gordon’s research focuses on the analysis of neural activity in mice carrying mutations of relevance to psychiatric disease.

Dr. Gordon’s work has been recognized by several prestigious awards, including the The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation – NARSAD Young Investigator Award, the Rising Star Award from the International Mental Health Research Organization, the A.E. Bennett Research Award from the Society of Biological Psychiatry, and the Daniel H. Efron Research Award from the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

 

SPEAKERS

 
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Olu Ajilore, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

University of Illinois-Chicago

Zhenan Bao, Ph.D.

K. K. Lee Professor of Chemical Engineering

Stanford University

Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D.

D. H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering

Stanford University

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Ruth O'Hara, Ph.D.

Lowell W. and Josephine Q. Berry Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Stanford University

Alan Schatzberg, M.D.

Kenneth T. Norris, Jr. Professor of

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Stanford University

AGENDA

9:00am-
9:30am

Welcome Remarks

Leanne Williams, Ph.D.

Director of the Stanford Center for Precision Mental Health & Wellness

Lloyd Minor, M.D.

Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine

Laura Roberts, M.D. 

Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine

9:30am-
10:30am

Opening Plenary

Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.

Director of the National Institute of Mental Health

10:30am-11:00am

BREAK

11:00am-
11:30am

Cognition, emotion and risk factors across the lifespan

Ruth O'Hara, Ph.D.

Lowell W. and Josephine Q. Berry Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

11:30am-12:00pm

Rapid acting mental health therapeutics

Boris Heifets, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology,

Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Stanford University

12:00pm-
1:00pm

LUNCH

1:00pm-
2:00pm

Translational neuroscience of drug-altered states

Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D.

D. H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering

Stanford University

2:00pm-
2:30pm

Next-generation wearable developments for wellness and precision mental health

Zhenan Bao, Ph.D.

K. K. Lee Professor of Chemical Engineering

Stanford University

2:30pm-
3:00pm

Neural and digital signatures of affective disorders

Olu Ajilore, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

University of Illinois-Chicago

3:00pm-
3:30pm

BREAK

3:30pm-
4:00pm

Innovative therapeutics for mood disorders

Alan Schatzberg, M.D.

Kenneth T. Norris Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Stanford University

4:00pm-
5:00pm

Desserts & Dialogues