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

Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 12:00 PM
Pathways to Success at the Einstein Cores: Analytical Imaging Core
Forchheimer Medical Science Building, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 12:00 PM
Pathways to Success at the Einstein Cores- Analytical Imaging Core
Forchheimer Medical Science Building, Third Floor Lecture Hall

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Media Spotlight

Gene Test Might Spot Soccer Players at High Risk for Brain Trouble

Michael Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., explains his published research suggesting that a gene variant, APOE-e4, increases the risk for cognitive impairment among amateur soccer players who most frequently head the ball. Dr. Lipton is professor of radiology and associate director of the Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center at Einstein, and director of MRI Services at Montefiore.

(Monday, Jan 27, 2020)

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