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Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Holds 28th Annual International Mental Health Research Symposium for Families and Caregivers

October 28, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Some of the world’s leading scientists will discuss the latest research on cognitive neuroscience, and preventing and treating mental illnesses, including schizophrenia, psychosis, bipolar disorder, and PTSD, at the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation’s 28thth Annual International Mental Health Research Symposium for families and caregivers, Friday, October 28, 2016, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues) in Manhattan. The event features a keynote on living with bipolar disorder by political strategist Robert O. Boorstin, a former director of public policy for Google, and former Clinton speechwriter.
The Foundation raises money to fund cutting-edge research for the understanding, early detection, treatment, prevention and cure of mental illness, which affects one in five people. For the full program and to register online, visit https://bbrfoundation.org/foundation-annual-symposium. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $35 per person.
Program Details:
The Symposium will feature presentations by winners of the Foundation’s 2016 Outstanding Achievement Prizes for Research including the Lieber Prize (Schizophrenia); the Maltz Prize (Schizophrenia); the Colvin Prize (Mood Disorders); the Ruane Prize (Child & Adolescent); and the Goldman-Rakic Prize (Cognitive Neuroscience).

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Date:
October 28, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Venue

Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues)
New York, New York 10023

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