Register Today!

Discounted tickets are available for NNDC Members. If you have any questions about which ticket you should choose, send us a quick message. 

Book your hotel room today at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront – the NNDC room block closes after September 26, 2018. At that point, we can no longer guarantee room rates or availability.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available! Send us a message if you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the 10th Annual NNDC Conference.

Call for Posters and Travel Awards

We are now accepting poster abstracts and travel award applications for the 10th Annual NNDC Conference! Conference attendees are invited to submit poster abstracts related to depressions and bipolar illnesses in the categories of Basic Science, Clinical Programs, and Task Group Work. Additionally, eligible individuals from NNDC Member Centers who present a poster during the conference may apply for one of 10 Emerging Scholar Travel Awards of up to $1,000 each. For eligibility requirements and poster/travel award application instructions, download the Poster and Travel Award Guidelines document below. Then visit the submission portal, also linked below, to begin your submission. All abstracts and travel award applications must be completed by Friday, August 17 to be considered.

Program Details

Check out some of the topics and speakers you will see at the 10th Annual NNDC Conference, and stay tuned for full program details. Authors are listed alphabetically.

Child & Adolescent Mood Disorders

Mary Fristad, PhD – The Ohio State University
Leslie Miller, MD – Johns Hopkins University
Stephen Strakowski, MD – University of Texas at Austin
Karen Swartz, MD – Johns Hopkins University

Substance Abuse and Mood Disorders

Wilson Compton, MD, MPE – National Institute on Drug Abuse
Constance Guille, MD – Medical University of South Carolina

Suicide Prevention

William Coryell, MD – University of Iowa
Richard McKeon, MD, MPH – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Holly Wilcox, PhD – Johns Hopkins University

Treatment Resistant Depression & Psychopharmacology

Mark Frye, MD – Mayo Clinic (Mrazek Lecture)
Rima Kaddurah-Daouk, PhD – Duke University
Cheryl McCullumsmith, MD, PhD – University of Toledo
Patricio Riva Posse, MD – Emory University

Women & Mood Disorders

Heather Flynn, PhD – Florida State University
Pauline Maki, PhD – University of Illinois at Chicago
Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH – University of North Carolina


Thank you for supporting the 10th Annual NNDC Conference!