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November 16, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 PM
WPIC Room 278

WPIC Wide Journal Club
Using Functional Connectivity in the Striatum to Predict Antipsychotic Response

Sarpal DK, Argyelan M, Robinson DG, Szeszko PR, Karlsgodt KH, John M, Weissman N, Gallego JA, Kane JM, Lencz T, Malhotra AK (2016). Baseline striatal functional connectivity as a predictor of response to antipsychotic drug treatment. Am J Psychiatry 173(1):69-77.
Presented by Elizabeth Kistler, MD (PGY2 Psychiatry Resident)
Chair: Jessica Gannon, MD (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry)
Invited Experts: Deepak Sarpal, MD (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry) and Shaun Eack, PhD (David E. Epperson Professor of Social Work, Professor of Psychiatry)

This series of mentored Journal Club presentations of the latest and potentially most influential research findings aims to allow attendees to use the knowledge gained from a critical analysis of the latest research from across the neuroscience and social science literature to guide their own further reading and enhance evidence based practice. All UPMC faculty and staff are invited to attend.

November 10, 2017
12:00 – 1:30 PM
WPIC Auditorium

WPIC Clinical Grand Rounds
Identifying and Managing Youth at Risk for Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders

Peter Bachman, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Danella Hafeman, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Boris Birmaher, MD
Endowed Chair in Early Onset Bipolar Disease
Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


All UPMC Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend.

September 21, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 PM
WPIC Auditorium

WPIC Wide Journal Club
Mismatch Negativity in Schizophrenia as a Biomarker

Erickson MA, Ruffle A, Gold JM. (2016). A Meta-Analysis of Mismatch Negativity in Schizophrenia: From Clinical Risk to Disease Specificity and Progression. Biol Psychiatry. 15;79(12):980-7
Alfie Sklar, MD, PhD (PGY2 Psychiatry Resident)
Dean F. Salisbury, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychiatry)
Invited Expert: Peter M. Bachman, PhD (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry)

This series of mentored Journal Club presentations of the latest and potentially most influential research findings aims to allow attendees to use the knowledge gained from a critical analysis of the latest research from across the neuroscience and social science literature to guide their own further reading and enhance evidence based practice. All UPMC faculty and staff are invited to attend.

 
Silvio O. Conte Center for Translational Mental Health Research
Funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (MH103204)

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