Distinguished Visiting Lecture with Thomas R. Insel, MD
9/17/2013, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
UCSF Parnassus Campus, School of Nursing Building, Room N-225
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Name: Thomas R. Insel, MD
Title: Director, National Institute of Mental Health
Institution: National Institutes of Health
Presentation: Rethinking Mental Illness: The View from 2023
be able to state the morbidity (as measured by DALYs) and mortality (as measured
by suicide and reduced longevity) from mental disorders in the U.S.
identify 3 disruptive innovations for understanding mental disorders, namely
mental disorders as brain circuit disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, and
disorders resulting from the complex interaction of genes and environment.
recognize the rationale and the goals of the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC)
project and will be introduced to the concept of “precision medicine.”