25th annual Neuroscience Public Forum April 24


By Office of Public Affairs

Neuroscience Public ForumThe 25th annual Neuroscience Public Forum will be held virtually from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 24. The annual forum is free to the public. Part of international Brain Awareness Week, the Neuroscience Public Forum is one of the largest public neuroscience outreach events held in Houston, allowing hundreds of members of the Houston community to interact with scientists and clinicians as well as view demonstrations and displays related to brain function and health.

The 2021 forum is titled “Advances in Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression.”

The moderator and panelists are faculty in the Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

Moderator:
João L. de Quevedo, MD, PhD

Professor
Director, Translational Psychiatry Program
Director, Treatment-Resistant Depression Clinic
Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Outreach

Panelists:
Jair C. Soares, MD, PhD

Professor and Chair
Pat R. Rutherford, Jr. Chair in Psychiatry
Director, Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders
Executive Director, UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center

Bobby R. Nix, MD

Associate Professor
Director, UT Physicians Behavioral Health Outpatient Services
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs

Marsal Sanches, MD, PhD, FAPA

Associate Professor
Associate Director, UTHealth Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders

Salih Selek, MD, CMQ

Professor
Director, Refractory Mood Disorders Program
Director, ECT Clinic