Neuroscience 2014: "New Treatments for Mental Illness: From Emergence to Recovery"
Saturday, April 26th, 2014; 8:20am-1:00pm
Yale University School of Medicine
333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT
This event is free and open to the public!
Elyn Saks, JD, PhD will be the featured speaker and awardee at this year’s symposium. Saks is the Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at University of Southern California, Gould School of Law and the author of The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness. Saks received a JD from Yale Law School (1986) and a PhD in psychoanalytic science from the New Center for Psychoanalysis.
- Learn more about this year's honoree, Elyn Saks.
- Watch a TED talk by Professor Saks, "A tale of mental illness -- from the inside"
Neuroscience 2014 is aimed at mental health consumers and their families, as well as mental health professionals, throughout the State of Connecticut. Presentations – which are non-technical in nature and geared towards the general public – will highlight recent advances in basic and clinical neuroscience and explain their promise for revolutionary advances in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness. There will be ample time for questions from the audience.
Learn more about Neuroscience 2014
Please note, there are no CEUs or CMEs available for this activity.
The conference organizers wish to thank The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation and Yale-New Haven Hospital for their generous financial support of Neuroscience 2014.