SYMPOSIUM 3: Microglia role in neuropsychiatric disease and its potential as a treatment target

(chaired by Valeria Mondelli & Peter Talbot)   Given that clinical, genetic and pharmacological findings indicate that inflammatory molecules and their associated pathways are enhanced in neuropsychiatric disorders such as major depressive disorder and schizophrenia, Monday morning’s symposium 3 dealt with the importance of microglia cells in these disorders. Microglia are immune cells within the […]

SHORT ORALS 3: Understanding psychopathology and treatment mechanisms using neuroimaging

Based on selections made by the BAP Summer meeting’s abstract review committee and chaired by Mitul Mehta of King’s College London (KCL), this short oral session invited four speakers to discuss their research on how to better comprehend psychopathology and treatment mechanisms using neuroimaging methods. Each speaker was allowed ten minutes for speaking and five […]