Brain Waves Video Interviews

Brain Waves: Treating Depression – Innovations in Science & Policy – Patrick J. Kennedy & Dr. Laura Lewis

In this episode of our weekly Brain Waves series, Laura Lewis, PhD, and Fmr. U.S. Representative Patrick J. Kennedy join One Mind President, Brandon Staglin to discuss how to use science and public policy to address depression, especially during a time when mental health challenges are likely to spike due to COVID-19. Lewis is a Rising Star researcher and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University that studies the relationship between sleep and mood. The former Congressman and founder of The Kennedy Forum shares his lived experience coping with depression and substance abuse, and fighting for greater attention to these issues in Congress.

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