Finding the Right Treatment for the Right People at the Right Time – Promoting Stratification in Global Mental Health Research

Date and Time

Might 2, 2023
10:00–11:30 a.m. ET


Individuals might range extensively throughout many dimensions regardless of having the identical prognosis, which may make efficient remedy a problem. Stratified medication goals to establish teams of individuals inside a various illness inhabitants who share distinctive traits (akin to underlying mechanisms, threat components, illness trajectories, or remedy responses) to tell remedy approaches which can be tailor-made for these teams (or strata). This webinar focuses on the worth of stratification as a instrument for driving transformative change in early interventions for individuals with anxiousness, melancholy, and psychosis.

Concerning the Audio system

Lynsey Bilsland, Ph.D., is Head of the Psychological Well being Translation group at Wellcome Belief, which goals to develop a portfolio of funded tasks that allow identification, prediction, and early intervention in psychological well being issues. Dr. Bilsland additionally developed and led the Improvements Psychosis Flagship, which aimed to cut back the worldwide burden of psychosis by growing improvements to enhance affected person outcomes in the end.

Arthur Caye, M.D., Ph.D., is a baby and adolescent psychiatrist and a post-doctoral researcher at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Dr. Caye has labored with predictive fashions for the final six years, growing and replicating threat scores to foretell the onset of adolescent melancholy (the IDEA-RS) and the persistence/onset of attention-deficit/hyperactivity in maturity. He has additionally collaborated with UNICEF’s State of the World’s Kids Report particularly to debate threat components for youngster and adolescent psychological problems worldwide. He joined the Figuring out Melancholy Early in Adolescence analysis consortium to assist conceptualize and develop the IDEA-RS. At present, he’s the analysis supervisor of the Nationwide Middle for Analysis and Innovation in Psychological Well being.

Usman Hamdani, Ph.D., is the Analysis Lead within the Psychological Well being Translation group at Wellcome Belief, the place he leads the portfolio of non-pharmacological interventions and stratification in psychological well being analysis. Earlier than becoming a member of Wellcome, Dr. Hamdani was extensively concerned in conducting cutting-edge trials of psychosocial interventions in world psychological well being analysis and coverage affect in low-resource settings.

Wesley Horton, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientific Mission Supervisor on the Basis for the Nationwide Institutes of Well being. As a translational neuroscientist, Dr. Horton has launched and managed a number of public-private partnerships in neuroscience, specializing in drug growth for psychological well being and neurodegeneration. He has additionally managed Alzheimer’s illness scientific trials and developed scientific analysis portfolios throughout numerous fields, akin to stroke, neurosurgery, and interventional radiology. Moreover, Dr. Horton has expertise managing worldwide multi-center scientific trials centered on understanding HIV and HIV-associated neurocognitive problems in collaboration with the Division of Protection and the Henry M. Jackson Basis.

Concerning the Middle for International Psychological Well being Analysis Webinar Sequence

The Middle for International Psychological Well being Analysis, a part of the Nationwide Institute of Psychological Well being (NIMH), is internet hosting a sequence of webinars centered on making use of for and managing world psychological well being analysis grants from the Nationwide Institutes of Well being (NIH). We encourage college students, post-docs, and new investigators eager about world psychological well being analysis to attend. The webinar sequence goals to extend information about NIH construction and grant processes and improve capability in world psychological well being analysis.

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The Middle for International Psychological Well being Analysis


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