Diversity presents unique challenges and opportunities in clinical research

The STARR Coalition is a nonprofit organization working to bring together thought-leaders within clinical research, pharma and advocacy. By creating a neutral playing field, leaders throughout the industry and advocacy are able to find solutions to complex issues hindering the progress of cutting-edge research, especially in the area of central nervous system disorders. Diversity in […]

STARR Coalition Dinner and Meeting

Check out the incredible event we had this year prior to the CNS Summit!

Social transformation can lead to revolutionary medical change

Social transformation can lead to revolutionary medical change. Consider the HIV/AIDS movement. On June 5, 1981, the CDC reported unusual clusters of a specific type of pneumonia. No one knew why these infections were spreading, but they concluded that there must be an infectious ‘disease’ causing them. By September of 1982, the ‘disease’ was finally […]

Year in Pictures 2016

Happy New Year! We wanted to take a moment to reflect on just a few of The STARR Coalition’s accomplishments during 2016. A warm thank you to those who are assisting us in making great strides to expand our Coalition!

Holidays leaving you stressed?

Nothing like the Holidays to raise the anxiety and reduce the pocketbook. It can be a difficult time for many. Depression Bipolar Support Alliance gives us a few tips to make this season a little less stressful.

The Neuroscience Report—Volume 41 (May 20, 2016): Human Brain vs. Artificial Intelligence

Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience—your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information. For more information click HERE.

In Sickness and in Health

There is ample evidence to suggest that being happily married produces health benefits or a “marriage advantage.” These benefits include longer life expectancy and improved sleep (quality and duration). However, a marriage advantage can turn into a disadvantage when a couple isn’t so happy. A study using de-identified medical data from over 500 individuals provided […]

American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology 2016 meeting

The 2016 ASCP Annual Meeting will take place in Scottsdale, AZ from May 30 – June 3, 2016. The meeting will include representatives from academia, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), European regulatory agencies and industry to discuss key aspects of neuropsychiatric drug development, including the impact of diagnostic changes […]

NAMI National Convention set for July

The 2016 NAMI National Convention, July 6–9 in Denver, will gather nearly 2,000 mental health activists and advocates from across the United States and other countries. The convention educates, encourages and empowers a diverse community that is passionate about building better lives for people affected by mental illness. This year’s theme is “Act. Advocate. Achieve.” […]