Meeting of the Minds

Meeting of the Minds

February 15, 2021

Through creative collaboration, U of M neuroscientists and mental health experts are translating scientific breakthroughs into life-changing care

Sophia Vinogradov is quick to point out what’s missing in her field, psychiatry. “Neuroscience,” she says simply.

As head of the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, she knows this seems counterintuitive. Why wouldn’t neuroscience—the study of how the brain functions—play an integral role in caring for people with mental illnesses?

Read full "Meeting of the minds" story published in Winter 2021 Legacy by the University of Minnesota Foundation.

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