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National Institutes of Health

Scientific Meetings

Research workshops and scientific meetings are some of the best forums in which to identify research gaps and to stimulate new areas of mental health research.

Meeting Announcements

Details about upcoming meetings, conferences, workshops, and lectures, sponsored by the NIMH, including calls for abstracts, registration, and contact information.

Meeting Summaries

Summaries, agendas, and participant lists from past NIMH-sponsored meetings, conferences, workshops, and lectures.

Recurring Meetings

National Advisory Mental Health Council (NAMHC)
Meets three times per year and advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the National Institutes of Health Director, and the NIMH Director on all policies and activities relating to the conduct and support of mental health research, research training, and other Institute programs. Recent Council Reports include “Setting Priorities for Basic Brain and Behavioral Science Research at NIMH.”
NCDEU: New Research Approaches for Mental Health Interventions
A scientific conference that brings together academic researchers from multiple disciplines involved in clinical trials, practicing psychologists, research pharmacists, nurses, and social workers, as well as investigators with the pharmaceutical industry, and representatives from NIMH/NIH and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The Human Brain Project Annual Conference
Shares vital neuroscience advances and reviews their implications for research and education.
Annual Career Opportunities in Research (COR) Education and Training Colloquium
The annual NIMH COR Colloquium is a unique scientific meeting that convenes junior and senior undergraduate honors students (Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award recipients) in the NIMH COR Program to demonstrate the research knowledge and skills they have acquired from the COR Honors and Research curricula. The students deliver scientific talks, present research posters, and engage in dialog with established scientists from a variety of institutions and NIH.