Innovations in stroke treatment, fueled by the Malone Center

Malone Professor John Krakauer and Assistant Malone Professor Jeremy Brown discuss innovations for stroke treatment, involving animation and haptics, and their collaboration to propel this research forward.

Malone Professor John Krakauer and Assistant Malone Professor Jeremy Brown discuss innovations for stroke treatment, involving animation and haptics, and their collaboration to propel this research forward.

Speedinvest Industry introduces Wacker Neuson

Speedinvest is a pan-european brand of venture capital funds with €200M under management that invests in seed stage technology start-ups. The company operates under a focus fund structure in the areas of Fintech, Marketplaces and Deep / Industrial Tech. Besides…

Speedinvest is a pan-european brand of venture capital funds with €200M under management that invests in seed stage technology start-ups. The company operates under a focus fund structure in the areas of Fintech, Marketplaces and Deep / Industrial Tech. Besides providing financial investments, the fund actively deploys its network and know-how to support its portfolio companies. Speedinvest’s office in Silicon Valley supports portfolio companies entering the US market.

Speedinvest i is the newest focus fund of Speedinvest – dedicated exclusively to Industrial Tech start-ups. It provides seed financing to support the digitization of Europe’s industry by focusing on start-ups surrounding Big Data, Smart Manufacturing and New Business Models for the industrial world. The fund is primarily financed through leading, industrial companies from Austria and Germany, enabling an attractive entry point for portfolio companies to Speedinvest’s broad corporate network.

Find out more: www.speedinvest.com/i

PROFESSIONALS— Teen Intervene: A Brief Intervention for Adolescent Substance Abuse (PART 1)

ABOUT WORKSHOP: Dr. Winters discusses the background and rationale for a brief intervention for adolescents with substance use problems, “Teen Intervene.” Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational enhancement and assessing teen drug/alcohol use. In addition, he demonstrates how…

ABOUT WORKSHOP:
Dr. Winters discusses the background and rationale for a brief intervention for adolescents with substance use problems, “Teen Intervene.” Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational enhancement and assessing teen drug/alcohol use. In addition, he demonstrates how to administer the three-session intervention.

ABOUT SPEAKER:
Ken Winters, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, and a Senior Scientist with the Treatment Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His primary research interests are the assessment and treatment of addictions, including adolescent drug abuse and problem gambling. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment and the Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, and has received numerous research grants from the National Institute of Health and various foundations. He was the 2008 recipient of the Research to Evidence-Based Practice Award from a national organization on effective treatment for adolescents (JMATE). Dr. Winters is a frequent speaker and trainer, and he is a consultant to many organizations, including the Hazelden Foundation, The Partnership at Drug Free.Org, National Center for Responsible Gaming, and the Mentor Foundation (an international drug abuse prevention organization).

PROFESSIONALS— Teen Intervene: A Brief Intervention for Adolescent Substance Abuse (PART 2)

ABOUT WORKSHOP: Dr. Winters discusses the background and rationale for a brief intervention for adolescents with substance use problems, “Teen Intervene.” Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational enhancement and assessing teen drug/alcohol use. In addition, he demonstrates how…

ABOUT WORKSHOP:
Dr. Winters discusses the background and rationale for a brief intervention for adolescents with substance use problems, “Teen Intervene.” Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational enhancement and assessing teen drug/alcohol use. In addition, he demonstrates how to administer the three-session intervention.

ABOUT SPEAKER:
Ken Winters, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, and a Senior Scientist with the Treatment Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His primary research interests are the assessment and treatment of addictions, including adolescent drug abuse and problem gambling. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment and the Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, and has received numerous research grants from the National Institute of Health and various foundations. He was the 2008 recipient of the Research to Evidence-Based Practice Award from a national organization on effective treatment for adolescents (JMATE). Dr. Winters is a frequent speaker and trainer, and he is a consultant to many organizations, including the Hazelden Foundation, The Partnership at Drug Free.Org, National Center for Responsible Gaming, and the Mentor Foundation (an international drug abuse prevention organization).

PROFESSIONALS— Teen Intervene: A Brief Intervention for Adolescent Substance Abuse (PART 3)

ABOUT WORKSHOP: Dr. Winters discusses the background and rationale for a brief intervention for adolescents with substance use problems, “Teen Intervene.” Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational enhancement and assessing teen drug/alcohol use. In addition, he demonstrates how…

ABOUT WORKSHOP:
Dr. Winters discusses the background and rationale for a brief intervention for adolescents with substance use problems, “Teen Intervene.” Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational enhancement and assessing teen drug/alcohol use. In addition, he demonstrates how to administer the three-session intervention.

ABOUT SPEAKER:
Ken Winters, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, and a Senior Scientist with the Treatment Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His primary research interests are the assessment and treatment of addictions, including adolescent drug abuse and problem gambling. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment and the Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, and has received numerous research grants from the National Institute of Health and various foundations. He was the 2008 recipient of the Research to Evidence-Based Practice Award from a national organization on effective treatment for adolescents (JMATE). Dr. Winters is a frequent speaker and trainer, and he is a consultant to many organizations, including the Hazelden Foundation, The Partnership at Drug Free.Org, National Center for Responsible Gaming, and the Mentor Foundation (an international drug abuse prevention organization).