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McLean Hospital Center for Depression, Anxiety & Stress Research to host inaugural event Oct. 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 28, 2010

CONTACT:
Adriana Bobinchock
abobinchock@partners.org
617.855.2110

Belmont, MA - McLean Hospital's newly established Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research will host an inaugural event on Friday, Oct. 1 from 1:15 pm to 3:30 pm in Pierce Hall, located on McLean's Belmont campus. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature brief presentations by more than 20 members of the McLean and Harvard faculty on clinical and research programs relevant to depression and anxiety, explained the Center's director Diego Pizzagalli, PhD.

"My goal is for this event to highlight the excellent work currently ongoing at McLean Hospital, while also serving to catalyze collaborations among different research and clinical programs on campus," said Pizzagalli who encourages all members of the McLean staff to attend.

The Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research embraces a multi-disciplinary approach to improve our understanding of psychological, environmental, and neural factors implicated in affective disorders. The ultimate goal of this work is to identify promising targets for prevention and treatment.

The event:
Friday, Oct. 1
Pierce Hall
1:15 pm to 3:30 pm
Free and open to the public

For more information, call 617.855.2110

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