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

48th Annual Leadership Conference 

Date: September 10 - 12, 2021

Brochure 2021 

CRLC Registration Form 2021 

 

Calendar

Friday, July 08, 2022 | 12:30 PM
Sexual and Gender Minority Health Grand Rounds - Long Acting PrEP and Guideline Updates
Online, virtual meeting

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 | 1:00 PM
Implementation Science Grand Rounds: Sponsored by the Einstein HRIC
Zoom, https://einsteinmed.zoom.us/j/96498249721, virtual meeting room

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Media Spotlight

To Enjoy Life More, Embrace Anticipation

Simon Rego, Psy.D., says looking forward to things improves our mood and can make us less irritable. Dr. Rego is associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, chief of psychology, and director of psychology training at Einstein and Montefiore.

(Tuesday, May 31, 2022)

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