December 4, 2023


Individuals could differ broadly throughout many dimensions regardless of having the identical prognosis, which might make efficient remedy a problem. Stratified medication goals to determine teams of individuals inside a various illness inhabitants who share distinctive traits (reminiscent of underlying mechanisms, danger elements, illness trajectories, or remedy responses) to tell remedy approaches which might be tailor-made for these teams (or strata). This webinar focuses on the worth of stratification as a instrument for driving transformative change in early interventions for individuals with anxiousness, despair, and psychosis.

Concerning the Audio system

Lynsey Bilsland, Ph.D., is Head of the Psychological Well being Translation staff at Wellcome Belief, which goals to develop a portfolio of funded initiatives that allow identification, prediction, and early intervention in psychological well being issues. Dr. Bilsland additionally developed and led the Improvements Psychosis Flagship, which aimed to scale back the worldwide burden of psychosis by growing improvements to enhance affected person outcomes finally.

Arthur Caye, M.D., Ph.D., is a toddler and adolescent psychiatrist and a post-doctoral researcher at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Dr. Caye has labored with predictive fashions for the final six years, growing and replicating danger scores to foretell the onset of adolescent despair (the IDEA-RS) and the persistence/onset of attention-deficit/hyperactivity in maturity. He has additionally collaborated with UNICEF’s State of the World’s Youngsters Report particularly to debate danger elements for youngster and adolescent psychological problems worldwide. He joined the Figuring out Melancholy Early in Adolescence analysis consortium to assist conceptualize and develop the IDEA-RS. At the moment, he’s the analysis supervisor of the Nationwide Heart for Analysis and Innovation in Psychological Well being.

Usman Hamdani, Ph.D., is the Analysis Lead within the Psychological Well being Translation staff at Wellcome Belief, the place he leads the portfolio of non-pharmacological interventions and stratification in psychological well being analysis. Earlier than becoming a member of Wellcome, Dr. Hamdani was extensively concerned in conducting cutting-edge trials of psychosocial interventions in world psychological well being analysis and coverage influence in low-resource settings.

Wesley Horton, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientific Venture Supervisor on the Basis for the Nationwide Institutes of Well being. As a translational neuroscientist, Dr. Horton has launched and managed a number of public-private partnerships in neuroscience, specializing in drug growth for psychological well being and neurodegeneration. He has additionally managed Alzheimer’s illness medical trials and developed medical analysis portfolios throughout numerous fields, reminiscent of stroke, neurosurgery, and interventional radiology. Moreover, Dr. Horton has expertise managing worldwide multi-center medical trials targeted on understanding HIV and HIV-associated neurocognitive problems in collaboration with the Division of Protection and the Henry M. Jackson Basis.

Concerning the Heart for International Psychological Well being Analysis Webinar Sequence

The Center for Global Mental Health Research, part of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), is hosting a series of webinars focused on applying for and managing global mental health research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). We encourage students, post-docs, and new investigators interested in global mental health research to attend. The webinar series aims to increase knowledge about NIH structure and grant processes and enhance capacity in global mental health research.

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The Center for Global Mental Health Research


This event is free but you must register to attend.


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