Psychotic Disorders: Current Concepts and Therapeutics will be the focus of the next Brain & Behavior Research Foundation monthly webinar on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 2:00 pm EST. William T. Carpenter, Jr., M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, Scientific Council Member (joined 1986), 2008, 2001, 1996 Distinguished Investigator, and 2000 Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia.
Dr. Carpenter’s major research interest is severe mental illness, particularly schizophrenia. He will discuss his approach to the care and study of patients encompassing a medical model integrating biological, psychological and social data pertinent to diagnosis, treatment and etiology. His work has led to fundamental contributions in psychopathology, assessment methodology, testing of new treatments and research ethics. His current research is on integrating animal, human and clinical models to develop novel therapeutics.
The free webinar is open to the public, who can register online at bbrfoundation.org/webinars. During the last 15 minutes of the webinar, Dr. Carpenter will answer questions posed by participants.
This webinar is part of a monthly series in which Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., president & CEO of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, hosts presentations by leading mental health researchers who discuss and answer questions about the latest in new technologies, early intervention strategies and next-generation therapies for brain and behavior disorders and mental illness. After the live event, recordings of the webinars are available on the Foundation’s website at: bbrfoundation.org/webinar.
For more information: call 800-829-8289, or visit bbrfoundation.org.