Meet the Scientist - June 2014

Meet the Scientist Webinar SeriesPlease join us by phone or on the web for our Meet the Scientist Webinar Series! Hear leading mental health researchers present the latest in new technologies, diagnostic tools, early intervention strategies and next-generation therapies for mental illness.

Webinar Details:

Topic: "Brain Networks in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder: Targets for Novel Therapies"
When: Tuesday, June 10, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Eastern

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Cameron S. Carter, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
University of California, Davis
Three-time NARSAD Grantee
Foundation Scientific Council Member
Dr. Carter’s clinical interest is in the early diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders. His research focuses on understanding the neural basis of healthy cognition and the pathophysiology of disturbances in higher cognition and emotion in patients with brain and behavior disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and autism. He hopes to provide new understanding of the nature and causes of these disorders and, as a result, contribute to the development of therapies that can improve patients’ chances of recovering their functioning and improving their quality of life. His work reflects the latest in neuroimaging and electrophysiology technology.

Prior to assuming a professor position at UC Davis in 2003, Dr. Carter worked at the University of Pittsburgh for 10 years.



Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.
President & CEO, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., Acting President and CEO of the Brain & Behavior Research FoundationJeffrey Borenstein, M.D., joined the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation in 2012 as Chief Medical Officer and was appointed as President & Chief Executive Officer at the start of 2013. Dr. Borenstein has more than two decades of experience in health and non-profit leadership. He is former CEO/Medical Director of Holliswood Hospital, where he served from 1996 to 2012. He is a board-certified psychiatrist and the Host of the award-winning series, “Healthy Minds,” which is broadcast on public television stations across the United States. He is Editor-in-Chief of Psychiatric News, the newspaper of the American Psychiatric Association.

An active contributor to the psychiatric field  for more than three decades, Dr. Borenstein currently chairs the Council on Communications of the American Psychiatric Association, the Mental Health Services Council of NY State, and the Section on Psychiatry, NY Academy of Medicine, where he is a Fellow. Among the many honors to his credit are the National Alliance on Mental Illness of NY State Connie Lieber Award, the American Psychiatric Association Special Presidential Commendation and the Federation of Organizations Community Mental Health Man of the Year Award. 

Dr. Borenstein is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He is a graduate of Harvard College and New York University School of Medicine.

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