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Music Festival for Brain Health Office

P.O. Box 680, Rutherford, CA 94573

info@onemind.org

Phone: (707) 963-4038

Fax: (707) 963-4197

All rights reserved. Music Festival for Brain Health

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM

SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM SPONSOR:

2019 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

John Krystal, MD

Yale University School of Medicine's Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research and Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience; Chair, Department of Psychiatry; Chief of Psychiatry, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Director: NIAAA Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism; Director, Clinical Neuroscience Division; VA National Center for PTSD

Dr. Krystal is a leading expert in the areas of alcoholism, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, and depression. His work links psychopharmacology, neuroimaging, molecular genetics, and computational neuroscience to study the neurobiology and treatment of these disorders. He is best known for leading the discovery of the rapid antidepressant effects of ketamine in depressed patients.

He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Medicine. He also serves in a variety of advisory and review capacities for NIAAA, NIMH, Wellcome Trust, Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, the Broad Institute, and the Karolinska Institutet.

Dr. Krystal previously served on the National Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Advisory Council (NIAAA), the Department of Defense Psychological Health Advisory Committee, and the NIMH Board of Scientific Counselors (chair, 2005-2007). He has led the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (president, 2012), and International College of Neuropsychophamacology (president, 2016-2018).

Currently, he is co-chair of the Neuroscience Forum (NeuroForum) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, a member of the NIMH National Mental Health Advisory Council, and he edits the journal, Biological Psychiatry.

The Rising Star Award Winners listed below presented their innovative research projects at the 2019 Scientific Symposium.

 

Q&A sessions followed each presentation.

2019 Rising Star Award Winners