FRONTIER posts relevant literature, events, and resources for investigators to learn how to engage in outreach and advocacy, with an eye toward advancing the field of neuro-prevention and increasing its policy relevance.

The listings here will be expanded upon and updated on a regular basis. Resources selected for this page are intended to:  (a) facilitate new collaborations between basic researchers and intervention/implementation investigators; (b) increase awareness of neuro-prevention research and its applicability in communities; (c) craft the science in an accessible way for policymakers.

Featured Literature

New and particularly germane publications are included here and updated regularly.  Additional literature on a variety of topics relevant to this line of research can be found below by clicking “View more”.

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Scientific Conferences and Webinars

Capitol dome APHA Policy Action Institute
Advancing Policy to Improve Health
June 14th, 2022, 9:00AM to 5:30PM EST.
Washington, D.C., and online.
Attendees will hear from influential leaders, discuss the latest topics in Public Health and learn from one another during designated networking and interaction times. Share your latest concerns around public health policy and the wins you have made in your community. Questions? Email

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
Monthly webinars to learn about the latest research from international experts in the field of brain and behavior research including addiction, anxiety, ADHD, autism, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, depression, OCD, PTSD and schizophrenia.

Carolina Consortium on Human Development
Our Spring 2022 consortium series will be held on Monday afternoons: join us from 2:00 – 3:15 PM (EST) via Zoom: All talks will be online. This semester’s theme is: Leveraging Developmental Science to Inform Personalized Interventions: A Neuro-prevention Framework for Mitigating the Impact of Adverse Contexts on Developmental Trajectories.
Past consortium video recordings can be viewed here.

Society for Neuroscience
Join the nearly half a million neuroscientists from around the world who have propelled their careers at an SfN annual meeting — the premier global neuroscience event.

Society for Prevention Research
The Society for Prevention Research is an organization dedicated to advancing scientific investigation on the etiology and prevention of social, physical and mental health and academic problems and on the translation of that information to promote health and well being.  Annual meetings take place immediately after Memorial Day.

National Institute of Mental Health Director’s Innovation Speaker Series
The goals of these NIMH lectures are to promote innovation, invention, and scientific discovery, to encourage broad, interdisciplinary thinking in the development of scientific initiatives and programs, and to press for theoretical leaps in science over the continuation of incremental thought.
Recent lectures pertaining to child neurodevelopment include: Dr Cynthia Rogers, Addressing Social Determinants to Optimize Infant Brain Development,,
and Dr Damien Fair, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Era of Big Data,