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Neuroscientists have created a 3D window into the human brain’s budding executive hub assembling itself during a critical period in prenatal development.

Join A Research Study

Clinical Research Studies (Clinical Trials) are of primary importance to the NIMH mission.

  • View a list of current NIMH-IRP Mental Health Research Studies
  • Read about joining a study
  • Find a list of all clinical trials funded by NIMH

Principal Investigators at NIMH

Susan Swedo, M.D.

Dr. Swedo is currently Chief Pediatrics & Developmental Neuroscience Branch at the NIMH. Dr. Swedo received her M.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and completed her pediatrics residency at Children's Memorial Hospital (Northwestern University) in Chicago.

Leslie Ungerleider, Ph.D.

Dr. Ungerleider received her B.A. degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton and her Ph.D. degree, with a major in Experimental Psychology, from New York University.

Ted Usdin, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Usdin is a Senior Investigator in the Section on Fundamental Neuroscience of NIMH. He attended college at Johns Hopkins University.

NIMH Strategic Plan

NIMH envisions a world in which mental illnesses are prevented and cured.

NIMH Strategic Plan

Publications

Explore NIMH publications and online resources.

Publications

Publicaciones en Español

Explore las publicaciones y recursos en línea del NIMH.

Publicaciones

Inside NIMH

Funding News for Current and Future NIMH Awardees.

Inside NIMH

Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Initiative

Learn more about RDoC, a research framework that supports new ways of studying mental disorders.

NIMH Research Domain Criteria Project

The NIH NeuroBioBank

Learn more about the NIH NeuroBioBank and brain tissue donation.

Neurobiobank