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, December 04, 2019 | 8:00 AM
Tay-Sachs Disease in the 21st Century
Price Center/Block Pavilion, Le Frak Auditorium

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 | 8:00 AM
2019 International Center for Autism Research (ICARE) Conference at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Robbins Auditorium,

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Media Spotlight

The Cerebellum's Secrets: A Profile of Kamran Khodakhah

Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D., who designed his own laboratory tools to study rat brains as a Ph.D. student, is profiled in a feature on his life and body of research, including recent key findings about the cerebellum’s role in addiction and behavior. Dr. Khodakhah is professor and chair of the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience at Einstein and Montefiore.

(Saturday, Oct 05, 2019)

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