14th April, 2019 → Day 3




9.00 am - 11.00 am

Neurobiology of Suicide


Dr. E. Mohandas / Dr. E.S. Krishnamoorthy


Neuro Imaging and Neuro Chemistry of Suicide

Prof. John Mann

University of Columbia, USA


Neurostimulation and Other Neurobiological Treatments for Suicide

Prof. Kees Van Heeringen

University of Ghent, Belgium


Genetics and Suicide

Prof. Gil Zalsman

Hebrew University, Israel


MicroRNAs as Tools to Study Pathogenesis and Treatment Response in Suicidal Patients

Prof. Yogesh Dwivedi

University of Alabama, USA

11.00 am - 11.30 am



11.30 am - 1.30 pm


Chair:Dr. Mohan Chandran Dr. S. Nambi


Pharmaco Therapy of a Suicidal Patient

Prof. John Mann

University of Columbia, USA


Community Interventions in Suicide Prevention

Prof. Keith Hawton

Oxford University, UK


Psychotherapy and Brief Interventions for Suicide Prevention

Prof. Merete Nordentoft

University of Copenhagen, Denmark


New Technology in Suicide Prevention

Prof. Brian Mishara

Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

1.30 pm - 2.30 pm



2.30 pm - 3.30 pm


Chair:Dr. R. Srinivasa Murthy

Dr. Rangarajan N


Research in Suicide - Challenges and Opportunities

Prof. Michael Philips

Shanghai Mental Health Center, China


Towards a National Suicide Prevention Strategy for India

Dr. Alok Mathur

Additional DDG,
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi

Dr. Atreyi Ganguli

National Professional Officer WHO Country Office, New Delhi

3.30 pm - 4.00 pm

Rapporteur - Dr. Senthil Reddy, NIMHANS, India