The funding is for six innovative research projects that exhibit the potential to develop new diagnostics and therapeutics and to provide new insights into the mechanistic underpinnings of autoimmune diseases.
- June 28, 2022
As interest resurges in the therapeutic potentials of psychedelic drugs such as psilocybin, made from the active ingredient in so-called magic mushrooms, the Yale Program for Psychedelic Science has been at the forefront of studying these promising new therapies for treating mental illness.
- December 09, 2021
Yale Department of Psychiatry faculty Nii Addy, PhD, Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, PhD, and Christopher Pittenger, MD, PhD, have been appointed to named professorships.
- April 09, 2021
The Association of American Physicians and the American Society for Clinical Investigation have each elected three new members from the Yale School of Medicine faculty.
- January 20, 2021
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).
- April 01, 2020
Dr. Christopher Pittenger, director of the Yale OCD Research Clinic, offers clinical insights at a time of high anxiety.
- March 29, 2019
Former YCCI scholars, Christopher Pittenger, Eda Cengiz, Lucia Jilaveanu, Forrest Crawford, Tore Eid, and Shangqin Guo reflect on being a scholar.
- August 20, 2018
Christopher Pittenger, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Yale OCD Research Program, has accepted the position of Assistant Chair of the Department of Psychiatry for Translational Research.
- April 24, 2018
Christopher Pittenger, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry, has been elected to serve as vice chair of the Faculty Advisory Council.
- September 18, 2017
Christopher Pittenger, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Yale OCD Research Clinic, has edited a new book on obsessive-compulsive disorder published by Oxford University Press.