February 18, 2011 - NIMH Alliance for Research Progress Winter Meeting
NIMH convened the 14th meeting of the NIMH Alliance for Research Progress on Friday, February 18, 2011 in Bethesda, MD. The Alliance provides an opportunity for hearing about NIMH research and priorities and for interacting with the Director, Dr. Thomas R. Insel and senior staff. Attendees include representatives from national voluntary organizations representing individuals and families affected by mental illnesses. Participants heard about the NAMHC report, "From Discovery to Cure" from Dr. David Lewis. Dr. Myrna Weissman discussed a new NIMH-funded study "Establishing Moderators/Mediators for a Biosignature of Antidepressant Response in Clinical Care (EMBARC)." Other guest speakers included Susan Dentzer, Editor of Health Affairs and the former Rhode Island Congressman, the Honorable Patrick Kennedy.

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