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The “32nd Annual Pittsburgh Schizophrenia Conference”

November 6, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The “32nd Annual Pittsburgh Schizophrenia Conference” (MC93), scheduled to take place Friday, November 6, 2015  at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel, is the nation’s longest running scientific meeting devoted to exploring the latest research findings related to schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.  Each year, internationally recognized experts provide comprehensive reviews of advances in their areas and emphasize the clinical relevance of the research.  This year’s meeting will cover a range of topics, including the use of long-acting injectable antipsychotics, the role of genetics, and the utilization of stress management in the treatment of schizophrenia.    Presentation by the faculty awardee of the 2015 Gerard Hogarty Research Excellence Prize focusing on the importance of early intervention will also take place during the meeting.  There will be a panel of persons with schizophrenia, their family members, and others discussing the role of employment and school in recovery.  Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics:  What’s New?   What’s Different?  What’s Next                Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH                New York Medical College The Nature of Genetic Causes of Schizophrenia                Michael F. Pogue-Geile, PhD                University of Pittsburgh   Stress and How to Cope with It                Bruce S. Rabin, MD, PhD                University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine                University of Pittsburgh Medical Center                  Introduction by Rohan Ganguli, MD                University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine   GERARD E. HOGARTY EXCELLENCE IN SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH MEMORIAL LECTURE: Early Detection and Intervention in Psychosis:  What Have We Done, Where Can We Go?                Thomas H. McGlashan, MD     Yale University School of Medicine   Panel:  Employment and School in the Service of Recovery                Joy Smith, BS, Moderator                AHEDD Details can be found on the website, http://www.wpic.pitt.edu/oerp/conferences   For additional information or to receive a brochure, please contact Nancy Mundy at mundynl@upmc.edu or (412) 802-9090.   For a complete list of all our programs, please visit our website at www.wpic.pitt.edu/oerp  ]]>

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November 6, 2015
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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