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2014-01-29 23:34:13

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) announces a featured session for its 2014 Conference: “Getting Paid for Innovation and High Value Outcomes: The Path to Cost Effective, Accessible Health Care for All”. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Friday, May 2, 2014 Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida 8:00am to 5:30pm http://www.abqaurp.org/orlando-2014.asp Mental Health Care in a Turbulent...

2014-01-10 08:23:35

BOSTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Mental Health has prioritized the development of a rapidly acting treatment for depression as a key research goal. As a result, NIMH created the Rapidly Acting Treatments for Treatment Resistant Depression (RAPID) program to identify and test promising antidepressant interventions. Tal Medical's LFMS technology was selected to be tested in the first trial as part of the RAPID program. Historically, depression treatments...

2014-01-08 23:02:56

National Institute of Mental Health Director Salutes UVA Discovery Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 For the second year in a row, groundbreaking research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics has made the list of the year’s top 10 discoveries and breakthroughs, as compiled by the director of the National Institute of Mental Health. Under the heading “Brain Exceptionalism,” NIMH Director Thomas R. Insel,...

2013-11-19 16:58:58

Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new genetic risk factor for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder called NDST3. The findings are published online in Nature Communications. The study, by a team lead by Todd Lencz, PhD, associate investigator at the Zucker Hillside Hospital Department of Psychiatry Research and Feinstein Institute, studied more than 25,000 individuals. In collaboration with Ariel Darvasi, PhD, of the Hebrew University of...

2013-09-18 23:01:40

The National Dialogues on Behavioral Health Conference (NDBHC) embarks on its 54th year as a historic forum for high-profile policymakers, physicians, behavioral health providers and members of the behavioral health community to converge and discuss the current and future state of the evolving federal, state, and local healthcare systems. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The National Dialogues on Behavioral Health Conference (NDBHC) embarks on its 54th year as a historic forum...


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