Yale Psychiatry Names New Research Leaders at Connecticut Mental Health Center
Marina Picciotto, PhD, Deputy Chair for Basic Science and Charles B.G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry, of Neuroscience, of Pharmacology and in the Child Study Center, has been named Director of the Ribicoff Labs and of the Division of Molecular Psychiatry. Christopher Pittenger, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Assistant Chair for Translational Research, and Director of the Yale OCD Research Clinic, has been named Director of the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit (CNRU) and of the Neuroscience Research Training Program (NRTP).
Potenza Named Director of Division on Addictions Research at Yale
Marc Potenza, MD, PhD (Yale College ’87, MD ’93, PhD ’94, Psychiatry Residency ‘98), Professor of Psychiatry, of Neuroscience, and in the Child Study Center, has been named Director of the Division on Addictions Research in the Yale Department of Psychiatry.
West Coast Launch of the RULER Anchors of Emotional Intelligence Institute
The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and The Willows Community School are collaborating to bring RULER, the Center’s evidence-based approach to social and emotional learning (SEL) to the West Coast.Source: Culver City Observer
YCSC - Ft. Peck Telepsychiatry Partnership Begins for the Sioux and Assiniboine Tribes
Dorothy Stubbe, MD, Associate Professor in the Child Study Center and Program Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry training program, and Kristine Goins, a Chief Clinical Fellow, had the honor of launching psychiatric services to the children in the Ft. Peck Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) School-Based Health Centers during a week-long trip to the Montana reservation January 15-20th.
Tourette disorder study judged among top 5 articles in 2017 by journal Neuron
Thomas V. Fernandez, MD, Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center and of Psychiatry, was co-lead author of a genetic coding study of Tourette disorder patients judged among the top five articles published in 2017 by the journal Neuron.
Lifespan Research: Impact of Childhood Disease on Adult Health
YCCI’s renewed CTSA grant award allows Yale to continue its leadership in cutting-edge areas of research. One such novel initiative under the grant renewal is Diseases Across the Lifespan, which will explore the rising field of lifespan research — a new approach to examining the ways in which diseases that commonly strike adults have their roots in infancy and early childhood.
Wasser, 17 former and current forensic trainees contribute to 'Psychiatry and the Law: Basic Principles'
Seventeen former and current Yale Department of Psychiatry trainees contributed to a book edited by Tobias Wasser, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, that serves as an introductory text identifying the legal and ethical issues that arise at the intersection of the mental health and judicial and criminal justice systems.
Blumberg honored with Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research
Hilary P. Blumberg, MD, John and Hope Furth Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience, Professor of Psychiatry, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and in the Child Study Center at the Yale School of Medicine, has been awarded the Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF).
Awards to support early career researchers in autism
Ellen Hoffman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Yale Child Study Center, and Rebecca Muhle, MD, PhD, an Instructor and researcher at the Yale Child Study Center, each received $100,000 from the Ruth Yorkin Drazen, Myron Drazen, and Frederick Frank Awards, to support their early career research on the genetic mechanisms of autism.
Yale launches five-year study of origins of autism
Yale researchers will study the development of functional brain connectivity during late pregnancy to early adolescence thanks to a five-year, $12.4 million grant from Autism Centers of Excellence Program, part of efforts by the National Institutes of Health to understand the origins of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).