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

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 | 11:30 AM
In Situ Biomarker Expression Analysis
Price Center/Block Pavilion, 451

Thursday, August 29, 2019 | 4:00 PM
Postdoc Summer Party
Forchheimer Courtyard, TBA

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Media Spotlight

Some Parents Are Feeding Parasites to Their Kids With Autism

Eric Hollander, M.D., comments on how ingesting the eggs of the parasitic worm Trichuris suis may affect the gut microbiome and improve repetitive behavior, rigidity, and irritability in people with autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Hollander is professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Einstein and director of the Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program at Einstein and Montefiore.

(Monday, Jul 15, 2019)

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