What genetics and biology are teaching us about mental illness

Monday, October 7
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Reception to follow
The genomic revolution gave scientists a new foothold for understanding the origins of psychiatric disorders. Geneticist Benjamin Neale and neuroscientist Beth Stevens, both members of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute, will trace how modern psychiatry has evolved over the decades, and how science at the intersection of genetics and biology is opening new directions, and giving new hope.
Broad@15 series
A unique lecture series tracing key scientific and medical fields' astonishing evolution since 2004, and looking ahead to their possible futures.