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Save the Date: Prechter Lecture Nov. 8

Please join us at the 17th Annual Prechter Lecture with keynote speaker, Andy Dunn, entrepreneur, investor, and author of his memoir, Burn Rate: Launching a Startup and Losing My Mind. Dunn chronicles his journey at the intersection of entrepreneurship and bipolar disorder. Following Dunn's presentation will be a panel discussion about bipolar disorder research. We will close the night out with a reception with light refreshments and mental health community resources.

This event is free and open to all, but registration is required.

View event page here for more details about this exciting event

This event is funded by a generous gift from Donald & Mary Kosch.

News and Research Updates

Sarah Sperry Awarded K23 Career Development Award

The Prechter Program is ecstatic to announce that Sarah Sperry, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Director of the Prechter Program, has been awarded a prestigious K23 Career Development Award for $963,166 from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Read more about her award-winning grant here!

The Global Bipolar Cohort and the Human Phenotype Ontology Group Collaborate for Summit

The groups came together in June for a Summit focused on improving and expanding the inclusion of mood-related terms within the Human Phenotype Ontology Group. Read more

Hanjoo Kim, Ph.D., Awarded for Research on Anxiety and Depression in Bipolar Disorders

Hanjoo Kim, Ph.D., a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Prechter Program, was this year's winner of the Society for Research in Psychopathology President's Award. Read more

New Publication: Researchers Look at Latest Findings from Our Research Participants

The recently published manuscript looks at updates in the Prechter Program participant population profile. The last update was 5 years ago. Read more

Upcoming Events

A Precision-Health Approach to Bipolar Disorder Webinar

Join Sarah Sperry Ph.D., and the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation on September 12th for their webinar "A Precision-Health Approach to Bipolar Disorder."

Click here for more information about the event.

"Anxious Nation" Film Screening

Academy Award-winning director Vanessa Roth and first-time co-director Laura Morton thoughtfully unfold the epidemic of anxiety and explore why we are such an anxious nation. A panel discussion will follow the screening.

Click here for more information about the two different event dates.

How You Can Help

The mission of the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program is to discover the mechanisms that contribute to bipolar disorder, predict and improve outcomes, and develop effective, innovative treatments. Click the link below to learn more about how to become a research participant.

Funding for educational programming and early-stage research at the Prechter Program depends on public support.

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