October 9 - Jason Pressley Lectureship | Dr. Manji  

13th Annual Jason Pressley Visiting Professorship

"Bipolar Depression: Clinical Characteristics and Unmet Needs of a Complex Treatment Refractory Disorder"

Friday, Oct 9, 2020 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location Institute of Psychiatry-1st Floor Auditorium, 67 President Street Charleston, SC 29425

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences hosts bimonthly Grand Rounds that span the academic year.

The Jason Pressley Visiting Professorship honors the memory of then 26 year-old Jason Pressley, who was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder at a young age. Jason’s life was sadly taken by Bipolar Disorder in April of 2000. His family and friends share the goal of encouraging and supporting research that will help patients with Bipolar Disorder and their families better understand the illness, and discover even more effect ive means of treating it. The Jason Pressley Visiting Professorship is the first endowment of its kind for the MUSC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences