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

47th Annual Leadership Conference 

Date: May 31 - June 2, 2019
Brochure 2019 

 

Calendar

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 3:00 PM
Optimizing Commercial Value of Intellectual Property
https://einsteinmed.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAlc, Virtual

Thursday, May 06, 2021 | 9:00 AM
Using whole genome sequencing to understand genetic mechanisms of human diseases
Zoom Info in description, n/a

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Media Spotlight

New Drugs That Block a Brain Chemical Are Game Changers for Some Migraine Sufferers

Richard Lipton, M.D., discusses the use of a newer class of migraine drugs known as gepants, which target a neurotransmitter implicated in migraine. Dr. Lipton is Edwin S. Lowe Professor and vice chair of the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology at Einstein, and director of the Montefiore Headache Center.

(Sunday, Mar 28, 2021)

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