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The term “mental health” encompasses an extremely large landscape, including the classic psychiatric dimension of mental health (a strength of UTHealth, BCM, and UTMB), aspects of psychological wellness (a strength of UH), and mental health issues secondary to other chronic illness (a strength of MD Anderson, TAMUHSC, UTHealth, and UTMB), with considerable overlap in these dimensions that can be harvested as research synergy. In addition, research domains for mental illness span the gamut from bioinformatics to molecular biology to biophysics to pharmacology to clinical in nature, with massive potential for cross-disciplinary research collaboration. Through careful consideration and strategic planning, the GCC Mental Health Research Cluster (GCC MHR) strives to meet the needs of this diverse research field and maximize the interdisciplinary synergy of the MHR community of the GCC institutions and the TMC at large.

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Behavioral Science Research News Hour

Dr. Lisa M. McTeague, PhD from Brain Stimulation Laboratory, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine Topic:  Impairments in Cognitive & Emotional Processing in Mental Illness: Evidence of Transdiagnostic […]

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Translating Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: From Neuroimaging in Depression to a Potential Treatment for Cannabis Use Disorder

Dr. Gregory Sahlem, MD.  Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina

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3rd Annual GCC Mental Health Research Conference

Please mark your calendar for this exciting event that will highlight advances in Mental Health Research in the region and across the nation.  Confirmed keynote, Joshua Gordon, Director of the National […]

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Registration now open for the 3rd Annual GCC Mental Health Research Conference, March 31, 2020. To register, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-gcc-mental-health-research-conference-tickets-66585722689

We invite you to attend our 1st Mental Health Research Symposium May 18th. Registration at http://www.gulfcoastconsortia.org/events/1st-annual-GCC-Mental-health-research-symposium

Our own Dr. Raymond Cho is co-Chairing the" Schizophrenia: Neurological Evidence & Treatment Updates" conference April 20th and 21st at the Baylor College of Medicine. See http://bit.ly/2018SARDAA_Conference

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