25th Annual Free Neuroscience Public Forum


The 25th Annual Neuroscience Public Forum will be held virtually on Saturday, April 24, 2021. The annual forum is free to the public and part of international “Brain Awareness Week”.  It 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 title:

Advances in Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression.

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







Joao L. de Quevedo, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Translational Psychiatry Program
Director, Treatment-Resistant Depression Clinic
Vice-Chair for Faculty Development and Outreach
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Jair C. Soares, M.D., Ph.D.

Chairman and Pat R. Rutherford, Jr. Chair in Psychiatry
Director, Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders
Executive Director, UTHealth HCPC
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Bobby R. Nix, M.D.

Associate Professor Director, UT Physicians Behavioral Health Outpatient Services; Vice-Chair fir Clinical Affairs
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Marsal Sanches, M.D., Ph.D., FAPA

Associate Professor
Associate Director, Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders
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Salih Selek, M.D., CMQ

Associate Professor
Director, ECT Clinic
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