September 27

Researchers on the Rise

Researchers on the Rise Lectures

Neurobehavioral Mechanisms Linking Social Rejection, Pain, and Suicide Risk in Youth

Caroline Oppenheimer, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Sleep and Neurobehavioral Vulnerability to Mood Disorders

Adriane Soehner, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
October 3

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Spectrum Services (CABS) Conference

Boris Birmaher, MD Endowed Chair in Early Onset Bipolar Disease and Professor of Psychiatry
October 4

Emotion Waves: From Everyday Reactions to Psychiatric Intervention

Meet the PI Lecture
Greg Siegle, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Translational Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
October 4
Featuring the art of our research community
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