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We know that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on mental health around the world. Can you share some findings with us on the effect of COVID-19 on mood disorders from the CLIMB study that was conducted this year? What were some of the new FDA approvals for medications that happened this year? In this episode, Dr, Cutler addresses these questions and so much more, as we take a look back at this year in psychopharmacology. Dr. Andrew J. Cutler is Chief Medical Officer at the Neuroscience Education Institute, and Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY Dr. Cutler has been Principal Investigator (PI) on over 400 psychiatric and medical clinical trials. He has authored over 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles and has authored and presented over 100 abstracts/posters at various scientific meetings. He serves as a peer reviewer for many prestigious scientific and medical journals and serves or has served on several Editorial Boards. He has chaired or attended over 200 Scientific Advisory Boards, delivered over 3,000 pharmaceutical promotional talks and over 250 invited CME lectures and Grand Rounds presentations. He has also done over 30 national satellite television medical education broadcasts and over 100 national medical web conferences. Dr. Cutler is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Psychiatric Association, the Florida Psychiatric Society and the American Medical Association. He has earned the Certified Physician Investigator (CPI) distinction from the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research (formerly the Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators). He is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. He has received several professional honors and awards including the Merck Award for outstanding medical scholarship, the University of Virginia Pride Award for outstanding patient care, the William Sorum Award from the American Psychiatric Association, the Outstanding Congressional Fellow Award from the 103rd U.S. Congress, a citation from Florida Hospital for outstanding patient care and the Distinguished Clinical Professional Award from the Mental Health Association of Central Florida. He presents research posters and teaches at professional meetings and has published numerous articles in scientific and medical journals. Dr. Cutler frequently gives talks to community groups and national audiences, and often appears as a medical expert in the local and national media.