Jen Evans is a Staff Scientist at National Institute of Mental Health (at NIH), in Bethesda Maryland. She completed her PhD in neuroimaging methods at the University of Toronto, Canada. She is interested in applying imaging methods, particularly functional magnetic resonance imaging, to clinical questions. Her current research is focused on investigating the functional magnetic resonance imaging response after intravenous ketamine administration in relation to behavioural changes in subjects with major depression and healthy controls. In her spare time, she enjoys turtles, biking, and judo.
All Sessions by Jennifer Evans
Thursday 3 October
Workshop: Neurobiological and clinical characterization approaches for developing novel therapeutics for treatment-resistant depression
13:00 - 14:30
Chairs: Alan Frazer, UT Health San Antonio, USA and Thanasios Douzenis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
13:00-13:15: Towards clinical applications of fMRI - replicating global brain connectivity in treatment resistant depression. Christoph Kraus, National Institute of Mental Health, USA
13:20-13:35 Developing imaging markers of depression and treatment response. Jennifer Evans, National Institute of Mental Health, USA
13.40-13:55 Identification of neuroinflammatory markers via metabolomic profiling of a ketamine or placebo crossover trial in patients with treatment-resistant mood disorders. Bashkim Kadriu, National Institute of Mental Health, USA
14:00-14:15 Development of next generation seizure therapy for treatment resistant depression. Zhi-De Deng, National Institute of Mental Health, USA
14:20-14:30 Synopsis and outlook in developments. Discussant: Carlos Zarate, National Institute of Mental Health, USA
CINP2019 is a 2.5-day international meeting that will feature plenaries, meet the expert sessions, satellite symposia as well as interactive educational workshops.
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