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Towards Nutrition Interventions. Taking place on February 15, 2023.

ECNP Workshop Series

Immuno-Metabolism Axis of Mood Disorders: Towards Nutrition Interventions

Event Details

Date: February 15, 2024

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm EST

Location: Online (Link will be sent to registration email)

An ECNP Workshop Series

The following workshops are brought to you by MITO2i and the ECNP Immuno-NeuroPsychiatry Network:

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Chair: Ana Andreazza, Scientific Director, MITO2i and Professor, University of Toronto


Metabolomic signatures of major depression with suicidal ideation

  • Robert K. Naviaux, Co-Director, The Mitochondrial and Metabolic Disease Center (MMDC)

Targeting cellular metabolic processes to develop improved therapeutics for mood disorders

  • Husseini K. Manji, Co-Chair UK Govt Mental Health Mission and Professor, Oxford University


Andrew Nierenberg, Director Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation


Chair: Igor Branchi, Senior Researcher and Group Leader at Istituto Superiore di Sanità


The Intersect of AI and Immunopsychiatry

  • Benedetta Vai, Postdoctoral researcher, San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan

Connecting metabolism and immunopsychiatry

  • Brenda Penninx, Professor, Amsterdam UMC/VUmc.


Marion Leboyer, Professor, Université Paris-Est Crétei

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Chair: Francesca Cirulli, Research Director, Istituto Superiore di Sanità


Ketogenic Diet and Mood

  • Christopher M. Palmer, Professor, Harvard Medical School

Nutrition and Immunopsychiatry

  • Eline Van der Beek, Department of Pediatrics, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen University, and Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences


Suzanne Dickson, Professor, University of Gothenburg

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