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December 13, 2012
Bright Nights Community Forum on "Understanding Bipolar Disorder" at Ypsilanti Library - Presentation and Videos are up!

December 13, 2012
Bipolar disorder stem cell research featured in Free Press

December 11, 2012
Article from “Medicine at Michigan:” Stem Cell Science – The State of the Art

December 5, 2012
6th Annual Prechter Lecture – Presentations and Photos are up!

November 2, 2012
2012 Prechter Newsletter Now Available

September 17, 2012
Please welcome our new team members

August 23, 2012
Please welcome 3 new Neuropsychology Research Associates

July 27, 2012
Please Welcome

April 23, 2012
BP Magazine's latest e-newsletter features the U-M Depression Center/Prechter Fund

April 16, 2012
NAMI Washtenaw County Special Event on May 20, 2012

April 9, 2012
$1-million gift will advance U-M Depression Center's stem cell research into bipolar disorder

April 4, 2012
Short film offers an inside view of the University of Michigan Depression Center

March 22, 2012
"Boy Interrupted" – Educational Event & Fundraiser – Synopsis

February 29, 2012
Press Release: Documentary screening to benefit bipolar research at the University of Michigan

January 30, 2012
Click to view our latest e-newsletter

January 19, 2012
Saks Fifth Avenue to Partner with the Prechter Research Fund

January 18, 2012
Please Welcome New Clinical Interviewer

January 4, 2012
Please Welcome

December 8, 2011
Please Welcome

November 30, 2011
Seeking Postdoctoral Fellow

November 3, 2011
Wally Prechter, Founder of the Heinz C. Prechter Fund, honored as a 2011 Ambassador of the Year

November 3, 2011
Check out these short videos about bipolar disorder and depression!

October 12, 2011
Welcome UROP Students

October 12, 2011
Bright Nights Community Forum at Oakland Community College – photos are up now

October 6, 2011
5th Annual Prechter Lecture – Presentations and Photos are up!

September 27, 2011
Wally Prechter interviewed by Paul W. Smith

September 12, 2011
Special 10 Year Anniversary of the Prechter Fund Newsletter Now Available

September 8, 2011
Welcome new team members

September 6, 2011
96.3 WDVD interview with Wally Prechter and Melvin McInnis, M.D.

August 26, 2011
The Detroit News published a wonderful article about the Prechter Fund today

August 22, 2011
Stem cell research offers new hope for unlocking the secrets of bipolar disorder

August 18, 2011
Hiller’s September “Good Deeds in the Making” to Benefit the Prechter Fund

August 18, 2011
The 5th Annual Prechter Lecture is October 3, 2011 and free and open to the public

August 18, 2011
Please welcome Rachel Ringrose to the Team!

June 25, 2011
Welcome New Team Member

June 17, 2011
From grief to hope – after losing a son, University of Michigan alumni transform their pain by helping others

May 25, 2011
Michigan in Chicago – A Night of Theater to Benefit the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Fund – Synopsis

April 11, 2011
Waltraud (“Wally”) Prechter Honored as Mental Health Advocate

February 1, 2011
Michigan in Chicago – A Night of Theater to Benefit the Prechter Bipolar Research Fund

February 1, 2011
University of Michigan Launches Bipolar Disorder Clinical Trial

January 18, 2011
Bipolar Research Effort Grows in Strength – Welcome Pennsylvania State University

January 18, 2011
New Prechter Bipolar Research Fund brochure

January 18, 2011
Welcome new team members

November 19, 2010
"Changing My Mind" by Margaret Trudeau

November 5, 2010
Benefit Luncheon with Margaret Trudeau – Recap & Pictures

October 27, 2010
4th Annual Prechter Lecture Presentations now available

October 20, 2010
The Fall/Winter 2010 Prechter Fund 8-page Newsletter is now available

October 13, 2010
Radio interview with Margaret Trudeau

October 13, 2010
New: Electronic Newsletter

September 29, 2010
Welcome new members of our team

September 8, 2010
Longitudinal Study of Bipolar Disorder informational brochure

August 20, 2010
Subscribe to HOUR Detroit magazine and help the Fund!

August 3, 2010
Welcome new team member

July 13, 2010
Welcome new team members

July 13, 2010
Prechter Bipolar Research Fund is now on Facebook

April 19, 2010
Meet our team: Katharina Bergman, Marketing and Communications Specialist

January 15, 2010
Two Challenges Raise $2.8 MIllion for Bipolar Research

September 1, 2009
Meet our team: Gloria Harrington, Project Manager

April 2, 2009
Fashion Show to Increase Awareness and Support of Bipolar Disorder
UMHS press release

June 02, 2008
New treatments for Bipolar disorder will be highlighted in July 11 Prechter Lecture at U-M Depression Center
UMHS press release

March 06, 2008
Bipolar challenge: $1.5M in donations needed to win challenge grants for U-M Depression Center/Prechter Fund bipolar disorder research
UMHS press release

June 27, 2007
Hunting for bipolar disorder genes: July 13 Prechter Lecture at U-M will give the latest findings
UMHS press release

October 3, 2006
$200,000 raised for Prechter Research Fund
Detroit News

October 2, 2006
Out of tragedy comes hope: auto pioneer’s suicide inspires research on bipolar disorder
UMHS press release

August 7, 2006
Accelerating the hunt for bipolar disorder genes
UMHS press release

September 6, 2005
Margot Kidder to appear as special guest at Heinz C. Prechter Fund reception at the Ritz Carlton in Dearborn Michigan

July 26, 2005
Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Fund Launches Genetic Project
First independent repository in the nation to be used by scientists at University of Michigan, Stanford and Cornell

April 28, 2004
Waltraud Prechter Announces Exciting Changes To The Heinz C Prechter Fund For Manic Depression

April 27, 2004
Heinz C Prechter Fund For Manic Depression To Become Donor-Advised Fund Within The University of Michigan's Health System

August 27, 2003
Heinz C Prechter Fund To Be Named, "Outstanding Fund Of The Year"

April 4, 2003
Waltraud Prechter Receives Honors From Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation

October 4, 2002
Heinz C. Prechter Fund for Manic Depression Raises $1.25 Million Creating the Largest Single Fund-Raising Event for Bipolar Disorder in U.S. History: U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Delivers Keynote Address

May 31, 2002
President Bush appoints Waltraud Prechter to New Freedom Commission on Mental Health

May 1, 2002
Waltraud Prechter to Testify Before Congress About Manic Depression Research
(Full text of Congressional Testimony)

November 12, 2001
Waltraud Prechter establishes Heinz C. Prechter Fund for Manic Depression to join the fight against bipolar disorder