5th Annual Prechter Lecture featuring Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D.

Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D.

The 5th Annual Prechter Lecture was held on: 

Monday, October 3, 2011 
Rackham Graduate School – 4th Floor Amphitheater
University of Michigan 
915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Lecture: 1-4 p.m.
Reception & Poster Session: 4-5 p.m.

We were pleased to present:

  • Keynote speaker Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D.Associate Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Medical Director, Bipolar Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Nierenberg presented on "Doing the Impossible Task of Practicing Evidence Based Psychiatry: Treating Bipolar Depression as an Example.”
  • Simon Evans, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan. Dr. Evans presented on “Nutritional Considerations in Bipolar Disorder.”
  • Melissa Gross, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Movement Science; Director, Behavioral Biomechanics Laboratory; Associate Professor, School of Art & Design; Assistant Research Scientist, Institute of Gerontology; University of Michigan. Dr. Gross presented on “Embodiment of Emotion: How Feelings Affect Body Movements.”
  • Melvin McInnis, M.D., Thomas B. and Nancy Upjohn Woodworth Professor of Bipolar Disorder and Depression; Director of Bipolar Research Program, Department of Psychiatry; Associate Director, University of Michigan Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg and Family Depression Center. As the Principal Investigator of the Prechter Bipolar Research Program, Dr. McInnis presented a synopsis of the afternoon’s program.