Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry Research Institute at Montefiore Einstein (PRIME)

The Psychiatry Research Institute of Montefiore Einstein (PRIME) was established in 2017 to provide an infrastructure for a steadily growing research enterprise. Ongoing and projected areas of research include:

  • Basic and translational studies using a variety of state-of-the-science and emerging approaches
  • Clinical trials evaluating promising pharmacological, psychotherapeutic and neurostimulation-based approaches to challenging psychiatric conditions and substance use disorders
  • Neuroimaging in populations with or at risk for mental illness and substance use disorders
  • Bioinformatics research relevant to behavioral health and mental illness
  • Health disparities and multicultural mental health research 

PRIME is committed to:

  • Developing an environment that encourages creative, interdisciplinary research that promotes health and wellness and advances understanding and treatment of mental illness and substance use disorders
  • Supporting a broad base of science and scholarship on areas from neural circuits to mental health policy
  • Engaging meaningfully with and contributing to the diverse communities served by Montefiore and Einstein.

 

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Upcoming Events

48th Annual Leadership Conference 

Date: September 10 - 12, 2021

Brochure 2021 

CRLC Registration Form 2021 

 

Calendar

Thursday, September 30, 2021 | 5:15 PM
Montefiore Einstein Health Tech Innovation Seminar - Digital Health Technologies
Virtual, Zoom Meeting, ZOOM

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Media Spotlight

'No One Should Die.' Tampa Bay Doctors, Nurses Exhausted by COVID surge

Carol Bernstein, M.D., says medical workers may experience mental health issues—from short-term problems with eating and sleeping to chronic anxiety disorder and longlasting depression—as a result of caring for yet another surge of severely ill COVID-19 patients. Dr. Bernstein is professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and of obstretrics & gynecology and women's health at Einstein and a clinical psychiatrist at Montefiore.

(Saturday, Aug 14, 2021)

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