Meet the Speaker: Takao Hensch

Takao Hensch
Mechanisms underlying critical periods of brain development: Implications for psychiatric disorders Takao Hensch Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Professor of Neurology, Harvard University Takao K. Hensch, PhD, is joint professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School at Boston Children's Hospital, and professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard's Center for Brain Science. He currently directs the NIMH Silvio O. Conte Center at Harvard, and conducts basi...

Meet the Speaker: Helen Fisher

Helen Fisher
2018 Plenary Speaker IV: "What Makes Trauma Traumatic... and for whom?" Evidence from longitudinal studies Helen Fisher Senior Lecturer, Social Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London   Dr Helen L. Fisher is a Senior Lecturer and MQ Fellow based in the Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry Centre at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, UK. She has an interdi...

Meet the Speaker: Ed Bullmore

Edward T. Bullmore
2018 Plenary Speaker III: Sculpting the teenage brain - neuroscience and behaviour Edward T. Bullmore University of Cambridge Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge, UK   Ed Bullmore, MB, PhD, FRCP, FRCPsych, FMedSci, trained in medicine at the University of Oxford and St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London; then in psychiatry at the Bethlem Royal & Maudsley Hospital, London. He moved to Cambridge as Professor of Psychiatry in 1999 and is currently Co-Chair of Cambridge Neu...

Meet the Speaker: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
2018 Plenary Speaker II: Adolescence Social Cognition and Development Sarah-Jayne Blakemore University College London Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience London, UK Sarah-Jayne Blakemore is Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience at UCL. She is Leader of the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Group and Deputy Director of the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience. Her group's research focuses on brain development in human adolescence. Professor Blakemore studied Experimental Psychol...

Meet the Speaker: Mario Alvarez-Jimenez

2018 Plenary Speaker I: Using Online Social Media to Foster Long-term Recovery in Youth Mental Health Mario Alvarez-Jimenez Head of E-Health Orygen The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health Melbourne, Australia Associate Professor Mario Alvarez-Jimenez is Head of e-health at Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, and the Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne. A/Prof Alvarez-Jimenez leads a large multidisciplinary team focus...

Save the Date: October 2018

Mark your Calendar! 7th-10th October 2018 IEPA 11th International Conference on Early Intervention in Mental Health, "Prevention & Early Intervention: Broadening the Scope" will take place at The Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. The hotel, ideally located in the Back Bay, puts you minutes from shopping, entertainment, restaurants, and plenty of things to do in Boston. Westin Copley Place 10 Huntington Ave Boston, Massachusetts  02116 USA   IEPA Early Intervention...