NIH Record - National Institutes of Health
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September 6, 2019

  • Andrews, Roth Advocate for Decriminalizing Mental Illness

    U.S. prisons are crowded with mentally ill people, a longstanding crisis within our criminal justice system, says author Alisa Roth at a recent NIMH lecture. Phil Andrews of the State’s Attorney’s Office advocates for mental health courts as an alternative to incarceration.
  • Seminar Speaker Seeks Rewrite of Innovation Script

    A talk by UCL economics professor Dr. Mariana Mazzucato, “The State and Innovation—From Fixing Markets to Co-Creating,” challenged the audience to tell more complete stories about who leads innovation.
  • West Offers Ideas for Managing Physician Burnout

    In a lecture delivered at Clinical Center Grand Rounds recently by Dr. Colin West of the Mayo Clinic, the specific definition of burnout was clarified as a syndrome with three main domains: depersonalization, emotional exhaustion and a sense of low personal accomplishment.
  • ‘Cell’ Editor Pulls Curtain Back on Journal's Inner Workings

    Cell editor-in-chief Dr. John Pham offers NIAMS intramural scientists a glimpse of what it takes to get an article published in a leading scientific journal.
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On the Cover

“Light Me Up.” Light-based rendering of deep brain stimulation’s electrical excitation of neuronal fiber pathways to treat patients with traumatic brain injury. 1st place winner, BRAIN Initiative Photo and Video Contest, 2019

Andrew Janson

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