2019 Summer Meeting – Manchester

14th July 2019 – 17th July 2019
Renold Building, University of Manchester

Preliminary Programme


Symposia to include:

  • Machine Learning in Psychiatry – opportunity and challenges in early prognostic modelling
  • What happened to the promise of imaging biomarkers for major depressive disorder? New opportunities and challenges for drug development
  • Human induced-pluripotent stem cell technology for modelling psychiatric disorders – promises, pitfalls and new directions
  • Early adversities and trajectories to adult psychopathology
  • Drugs and the adolescent brain: recent advances
  • From neuro-receptor binding to brain function: translational value of multimodal approaches in psychopharmacology
  • The complement system and inflammation as targets in neuropsychiatric disorders
  • What do computational models tell us about cognition in depression and psychosis?
  • The orexinergic system of the brain and its importance for neuropsychiatry
  • Novel therapeutic uses of cannabinoids

We also delighted to announce that Carlos Zarate (NIH) will present the 2019 Guest Lecture with a provisional title of “Ketamine and the next generation of rapid action antidepressants”

Short Orals, Satellite Symposia, Special Sessions, Post-Doc Symposium

Conference dinner at the Mercure Hotel

More details available soon.