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    A Model Network to Improve Care for Serious Mental Illness: by OMI Director Brandon Staglin
    03.21.2017
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    Affordable healthcare for the people of our nation is facing challenges, in particular mental healthcare. This issue is important to me, as I live with schizophrenia-and I believe the cost and suffering of mental illness form our nation's most salien...
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    New Executive Director for OMI's Online Guide to Digital Mental Health Technologies
    03.20.2017
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    Rutherford, California -- One Mind Institute (OMI) and Northwestern University announced a new partnership to expand the depth of information provided by, and the reach of, PsyberGuide. With more than 165,000 emerging digital health technologies-from...
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    Breakthroughs for Brain Science and Beyond: One Mind 2016 Annual Report
    03.07.2017
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    2016 has been a breakthrough year for brain health science. Our thanks go to the many generous individuals, foundations and corporations who contributed over $3.5 million in 2016. These contributions enabled One Mind to provide grants to three Rising...
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    One Mind Rising Star Advises Federal Government for 21st Century Cures Act
    12.20.2016
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    The 21st Century Cures Act's passage has brought monumental improvements to neuroscience and behavioral healthcare. One Mind / Janssen Rising Star Awardee Dr. Kafui Dzirasa's work has been instrumental in its passage.
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    IMHRO is now known as One Mind
    10.18.2016
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    Thank you so much for your interest in IMHRO (One Mind)! Our organization has shortened its name to simply, "One Mind". Our mission and programs will remain the same.
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    The First Ever Mental Health Agenda for a Presidential Candidate
    08.31.2016
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    On Monday, August 29, 2016, Secretary Hillary Clinton announced a comprehensive mental health policy agenda, the first ever for a U.S. Presidential candidate. We at One Mind applaud this plan as part of the growing groundswell of leadership by offici...
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    One Mind Founding Family Recognized with SAMHSA VOICE Award
    08.12.2016
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    One Mind's founding family, Shari, Garen, Brandon and Shannon Staglin, have received the Lifetime Achievement VOICE Award from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The Staglins hope it will inspire others to support the...
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    One Mind Rising Star Rises to Direct the NIMH
    08.08.2016
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    On July 28, 2016, the National Institutes of Health announced its appointment of Dr. Joshua Gordon as the new Director of the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Gordon won One Mind's Rising Star Award in 2010. We at One Mind are just tickled th...
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    The One Mind Initiative: Social Innovation for Better Mental Health
    07.13.2016
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    One Mind, in partnership with its affiliate The Kennedy Forum, is pleased to announce the launch of the One Mind Initiative. With funding from its inaugural sponsor, Janssen Research & Development, LLC, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of ...
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    How to Win the Brain Science Ballgame: Collaborate for Good
    06.03.2016
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    The 1989 film Field of Dreams, about the realization of one man's hallucinatory vision to build a baseball field for the good of his family and community, was a fantasy-but it serves as an exquisite metaphor for something real, and awesome, happening...
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    Training the Brain: An E-Booklet on Neuroplasticity-Based Therapy Research
    05.11.2016
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    People receiving care in today's mental health system may wish treatment options were more safe, effective and accessible. Fortunately, neuroscientists, many funded by One Mind, are making rapid-fire discoveries that are already translating into trea...
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    Running the Sahara to Improve Lives Worldwide
    03.07.2016
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    "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together," says the old African proverb. Humans are social animals, and to go far in life, each of us needs others for inspiration. I am fortunate in that through my work I meet all kinds o...
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    One Mind-funded Scientist Wins Major Canadian Award for Mental Health Research
    10.30.2015
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    Congratulations to Dr. Jean-Martin Beaulieu-he has won the First Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health.
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    Announcing New Staglin Family / IMHRO Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF
    08.25.2015
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    The research of Dr. "Dev" Manoli, UCSF's newest Staglin Family / IMHRO Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, aims to develop paths to enhance patients' social functioning.
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    How CAPPS Helped My Daughter: A Testimonial
    04.02.2015
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    Read a mother's testimonial about her positive experience with her daughter's treatment at an One Mind-funded psychosis prevention center at UCLA.
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    How CAPPS Helped My Daughter: A Testimonial
    04.02.2015
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    Read a mother's testimonial about her positive experience with her daughter's treatment at an One Mind-funded psychosis prevention center at UCLA.
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    How CAPPS Helped My Daughter: A Testimonial
    04.02.2015
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    Read a mother's testimonial about her positive experience with her daughter's treatment at an One Mind-funded psychosis prevention center at UCLA.
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    How CAPPS Helped My Daughter: A Testimonial
    04.02.2015
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    Read a mother's testimonial about her positive experience with her daughter's treatment at an One Mind-funded psychosis prevention center at UCLA.
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    How CAPPS Helped My Daughter: A Testimonial
    04.02.2015
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    Read a mother's testimonial about her positive experience with her daughter's treatment at an One Mind-funded psychosis prevention center at UCLA.
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    How CAPPS Helped My Daughter: A Testimonial
    04.02.2015
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    Read a mother's testimonial about her positive experience with her daughter's treatment at an One Mind-funded psychosis prevention center at UCLA.
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    How CAPPS Helped My Daughter: A Testimonial
    04.02.2015
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    Read a mother's testimonial about her positive experience with her daughter's treatment at an One Mind-funded psychosis prevention center at UCLA.
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    UCLA opens One Mind-funded Center for Brain and Behavioral Health
    03.18.2015
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    On July 1, UCLA will open its new Staglin Family Music Festival Center for Brain and Behavioral Health, directed by Dr. Michael Fanselow.
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    One Mind Assistant Professor's Team Discovers Potential Schizophrenia Treatment Path Via Normalizing Brain Rhythms
    03.05.2015
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    A UCSF team guided by Dr. Vikaas Sohal, IMHRO Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, and led by Dr. Kathleen Cho, in collaboration with Dr. John Rubenstein, has found that normalizing brain rhythms in a unique mouse model of schizophrenia remedies cognit...
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    Finding a Molecular Link Between Disrupted Sleep and Bipolar Mania: Dr. Colleen McClung
    01.30.2015
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    Rising Star Awardee Dr. Colleen McClung has identified a molecular mechanism in mice by which disruption in a gene which regulates sleep/wake rhythms results in mania-like behavior.
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    One Mind Assistant Professor Receives BRAIN Initiative Award
    09.30.2014
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    Dr. Vikaas Sohal receives an NIH BRAIN Initiative award to target mouse neurons to stimulate to remedy disease.
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    20th Music Festival for Brain Health Raises Nearly $3.5 Million
    09.16.2014
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    All of us at One Mind thank participants for making this year's 20th anniversary event such a special success.
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    2014 One Mind / Johnson & Johnson Rising Stars Selected
    06.19.2014
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    And the winners are...
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    Dr. Ming-Hu Han Discovers Brain's Natural Resilience Mechanism
    04.18.2014
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    Dr. Han, a Johnson & Johnson / One Mind Rising Star Award winner, and his team may have opened a door to a new class of antidepressants.
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    Dine & Donate for One Mind at Il Posto Trattoria
    02.25.2014
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    On March 3, 2014, The Napa restaurant Il Posto Trattoria will donate 20% of dinner proceeds to One Mind.
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    The Inaugural Kennedy Forum: A Force for Change
    10.31.2013
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    On October 24, 2013, the inaugural Kennedy Forum was an exciting conference which left me galvanized for advocacy action. I saw many new and old friends, and together we discussed the state of mental health policy today, 50 years after President Kenn...
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    Music Festival 2013 Symposium Talks are Now Online
    10.30.2013
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    Videos of the three scientific presentations at One Mind's Music Festival 2013 are now online.
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    Music Festival for Mental Health 2013 Raises $2.8M for Brain Disorder Research
    10.04.2013
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    On September 7 and 8, 2013, The 19th Annual Music Festival for Mental Health packed a year's worth of inspiration, camaraderie and fun into a beautiful weekend.
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    Cashiers N.C. One Mind Dinner Raises Hope and Support for Research
    08.27.2013
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    Guests at One Mind's first dinner held in beautiful Cashiers, North Carolina learned a ton about brain science and went home inspired. 
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    Chefs John Folse & Rick Tramonto to Prepare Music Festival Dinner
    06.17.2013
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    Savor the culinary adventure of John Folse and Rick Tramonto's Louisiana style cuisine at the Music Festival for Mental Health.
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    Chefs Masaharu Morimoto and Nai Kang Kuan to Cook at Music Festival Reception
    05.07.2013
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    Music Festival for Mental Health 2013 will feature the scrumptious East Asian style hors d'oeuvres of a renowned chef duo.
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    Dr. Sophia Vinogradov to Give Keynote at Music Festival for Mental Health
    04.30.2013
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    Dr. Vinogradov will speak on New Tools to Improve Brain Functioning in Psychiatric Illness: Neuroplasticity-Based Treatments and Beyond.
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    Coping with the Violence in Boston, by One Mind Communications Director
    04.19.2013
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    Horrific events may make the world seem awry. Here are my tips for coping. -Brandon
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    Dr. Lauren Weiss Finds Autism Risk Impacted by Rare Variants in Regulatory Network for Specific Gene
    04.15.2013
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    Dr. Weiss' team's discovery suggests that a single gene may be the conduit for the pathological action of many autism risk gene variants.
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    Two Rising Star Translational Research Award Winners Chosen for 2013
    02.01.2013
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    Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Janssen / IMHRO Rising Star Translational Research Awards: Kafui Dzirasa and Philip Corlett.
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    Vikaas Sohal's Research makes NIMH Top Ten Research Advances of 2012
    01.08.2013
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    Thomas Insel, NIMH Director, has posted his "Top Ten Research Advances of 2012", citing One Mind-funded scientist Vikaas Sohal.
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    Ming-Hu Han's Lab Finds a New Brain Pathway to Regulate Depression
    12.12.2012
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    A team led by Rising Star Dr. Ming-Hu Han has found that inhibiting a specific reward pathway in the brain turns mice susceptible to depression into emotionally resilient mice.
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    Biomedical Research is in Jeopardy - Please Help
    11.05.2012
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    Congress will soon enact arbitrary budget cuts including slashes to biomedical research--unless Americans urge them to save research. We need cures, not cuts.
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    Videos from Music Festival 2012 Are Now Online
    10.23.2012
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    Each of the three lectures at Music Festival for Mental Health 2012's Scientific Symposium was recorded. Watch them now.
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    Russo Lab Discovers Depression, for Some, May Be an 'Allergy' to Stress
    10.18.2012
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    Dr. Georgia Hodes, post-doctoral fellow in the Mt. Sinai lab of Johnson & Johnson / One Mind Rising Star awardee Scott Russo, presents strong evidence for an auto-immune basis for depression.
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    Radio Interview with Staglins and Rising Stars at Music Festival 2012
    10.04.2012
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    Free Your Mind Projects interviews Shari and Brandon Staglin and Rising Star Award winning scientists Scott Russo and Colleen McClung at Music Festival 2012.
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    New Evidence on Antipsychotic Efficacy Underscores Need for Research
    10.02.2012
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    A new study has shown evidence for a gradual decrease in efficacy of atypical antipsychotic medications--highlighting the urgent need for research for better schizophrenia therapies.
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    18th Annual Music Festival for Mental Health was Successful and Fun
    09.15.2012
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    On Saturday, September 15, guests at the inspirational Music Festival for Mental Health helped One Mind raise a cumulative 18 year total of $146 million for mental health research.
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    "Mental Health Music Festival" article in San Francisco Chronicle
    09.12.2012
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    A San Francisco Chronicle article talks about Brandon Staglin's life with schizophrenia and the Staglin family's work with One Mind.
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    Dr. Olivier Berton Reveals HDAC6 Gene as Target for Diagnosing and Treating Depression
    04.23.2012
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    Dr. Olivier Berton and his team have found that deleting the HDAC6 gene in mice boosts their emotional resilience.
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    Garen and Brandon Staglin appear on KGO-TV's 7Live
    04.17.2012
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    One Mind co-founder Garen Staglin and son Brandon chat with 7Live's host Brian Copeland about stigma, research and September's Music Festival for Mental Health.
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    Dr. Helen Mayberg and Deep Brain Stimulation Featured on CNN
    04.14.2012
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    Read how the experimental therapy for treatment-resistant depression pioneered by Dr. Mayberg has improved the life of patient Edi Guyton.
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    Dr. Sophia Vinogradov's Lab Reveals Cognitive Training Improves Schizophrenia Patients' Ability to Monitor Reality
    02.23.2012
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    Have you heard of the developing use of cognitive remediation techniques for schizophrenia sufferers? This type of "mental exercise" improves people's ability to perform cognitive tasks such as remembering what is said to them or understanding the in...
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    Dr. Steven Hyman to Lead the Broad Institute's Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research
    02.15.2012
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    Dr. Steven Hyman, a member of One Mind's Scientific Advisory Board and Chair of One Mind for Research's S.A.B., has assumed leadership of one of the U.S.'s most prominent psychiatric research centers. We at One Mind congratulate him and are excited ...
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    Two New Johnson & Johnson - One Mind Rising Star Awardees
    12.03.2011
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    One Mind's Scientific Advisory Board has selected two scientists to receive the Johnson & Johnson / IMHRO Rising Star Translational Research Award in the December 2011 round.
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    Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies Launch Healthy Minds Initiative
    11.10.2011
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    Healthy Minds Brings Together Researchers and Data to Solve Mysteries of the Brain, Commits Key Research Programs to Public Sector, and Addresses Stigma
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    Brain Science: The Next Frontier Conference will propose the creation of Center of Excellence in Brain Research in Minnesota
    11.01.2011
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    MINNEAPOLIS, Nov 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) - The human brain is the next great frontier for medical science, yet declining funding from both the public and private sectors is threatening efforts to cure brain disorders that afflict millions of people ...
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    Past One Mind Rising Star to Lead Johns Hopkins Schizophrenia Center
    10.21.2011
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    A past One Mind "Rising Star" award winner, Johns Hopkins scientist Dr. Akira Sawa's star is still rising. Since he received his Staglin Music Festival/NARSAD grant in 2007, his research has grown from developing a DISC1 mouse schizophrenia model to ...
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    The Staglin Family Announces Results of 17th Annual Festival for Mental Health
    09.12.2011
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    RUTHERFORD, Calif. - Chefs Michael Mina and Nancy Silverton, Over 80 Wineries Featured
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    One Mind Rising Star Basic Research Awardee Chosen for 2011: Dr. Lisa Monteggia
    08.31.2011
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    On August 22, 2011, Dr. Lisa Monteggia, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, was chosen as One Mind's Rising Star Basic Research Award Winner for 2011. To all who applied, thank you very much--mental h...
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    2 Scientists Receive Johnson & Johnson - One Mind Rising Star Awards in 2011
    04.22.2011
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    Two scientists have each received a $250,000 Johnson & Johnson / IMHRO Rising Star Translational Research Award for 2011: Jun Li, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor of Human Genetics at University of Michigan, and Ming-Hu Han, Ph.D., an Assistant Professo...
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    Join One Mind in supporting One Mind for Research Campaign
    11.08.2010
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    Brain disorders such as major depression, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) together afflict close to 100 million Americans, or almost a third of this nation's population. Over 200,000 of America's tro...
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    New Staglin Neuroscience Center at UCLA Will Investigate How Brain Supports Mind
    05.11.2010
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    The Staglin One Mind Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at UCLA will bring together faculty across many disciplines to investigate how the brain supports the mind. When the center officially opens its doors in July, psychologists, biologists, physicis...
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    Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Features One Mind in its Qualified Charity Database
    04.22.2010
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    Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Philanthropic Services has developed a database for the purpose of "matching" potential donors and prospective board members with nonprofit organizations.  Morgan Stanley Smith Barney's grant-making clients have access to ...
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