Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

MSC 09 5030
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 505-272-2223

Grand Rounds: Can Science Improve Suicide Prevention? an exercise in translational medical research

February 25, 2015

J. John Mann, MD, presents Can Science Improve Suicide Prevention?: an exercise in translational medical research.J. John Mann is The Paul Janssen Professor of Translational Neuroscience (in Psychiatry and in Radiology) and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University. Mann is Director of Research and Director of Molecular Imaging and the Neuropathology Division at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. He is trained in Psychiatry and Internal Medicine and has a Doctorate in Neurochemistry. In addition, Mann is the Director of the NIMH Conte Center for the Neuroscience of Mental Disorders, and Past President of the International Academy of Suicide Research

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Domenici Center East Building, Auditorium, Rm. 1220.

OBJECTIVES:
At the end of this presentation the audience will be able to:
1. Summarize major brain findings in suicide and nonfatal suicide attempts.
2. Relate major brain imaging findings in suicide attempters and suicide to potentially modifiable clinical and cognitive risk factors for suicidal behavior.

All psychiatrists, other physicians, fellows, residents, medical students and behavioral health providers  -- as well as members of the public -- are welcome to attend. Admission is free. For more Grand Rounds information, click here