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4th Annual Prechter Lecture – "Foundations and Frontiers"


Presenters include:

  • Huda Akil, Ph.D., Co-Director  and Research Professor at the University of Michigan’sMolecular and Behavioral Neurosciences Institute, and Distinguished University Professor and Quarton Professor of Neurosciences in the Department of Psychiatry, who is conducting large scale studies to discover new genes and proteins that cause vulnerability to major depression and bipolar illness;
  • Jon-Kar Zubieta, M.D., Ph.D., Phil F. Jenkins Research Professor of Depression in the Department of Psychiatry and Professor, Department of Radiology, who has pioneered the use of human neurochemical and functional imaging tools for the study of psychiatric disease, and their integration with genetic and clinical information; and,
  • Melvin McInnis, M.D., Thomas B. and Nancy Upjohn Woodworth Professor of Bipolar Disorder and Depression, whose research  focuses on the genetics of bipolar disorder and longitudinal outcomes.

View Dr. McInnis's presentation slides