Research!America invites alliance members to join the Board of Directors and distinguished guests for the 29th Annual Meeting of Members on March 14, 12 – 2 p.m. ET at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. The annual meeting will include election of directors, reports from leadership and other member responsibilities.
Guest speaker Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX-30), will share insights from Capitol Hill on issues relevant to our nation’s scientific enterprise. Rep. Johnson is Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology and a member of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus.
The annual meeting will also include a panel discussion with experts from across the mental health and neuroscience research continuum who will share latest developments in mental health research, potential new treatment targets, data sharing and areas where science is having some traction.
Panelists include Brandon Staglin, president, One Mind; Linda Brady, Ph.D., director, Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science, NIMH, NIH; Kafui Dzirasa, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences; and Wayne Drevets, M.D., scientific vice president and disease area leader, mood disorders, Neuroscience Therapeutic Area, Janssen Research & Development, LLC, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.
There is no registration fee for members, however advance registration is necessary. For more information and to register, click here.
The program will be livestreamed at http://bit.ly/2F5XdTo.