Philips teams up with leading innovators in interventional oncology
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that as part of the existing Master Research Agreement with Yale School of Medicine, it has entered into a new research program led by Prof. Jeff Geschwind, chair of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at Yale School of Medicine, to innovate in interventional oncology. Philips will collaborate with Prof. Geschwind and his team on a multi-year cancer research program to explore new concepts in image-guided therapies, as well as diagnostic imaging and informatics. The research program also involves further research groups at Yale School of Medicine.Source: Philips Media Press Release 2016
Provision of Mental Health Services in the Veterans Health Administration: A Nationwide Comparison With Other Providers
On average, Veterans Health Administration (VHA) mental healthcare facilities offer significantly more treatment modalities, specialized services, and dedicated treatment programs than non-VHA facilities, according to a new study by Yale Psychiatry researchers published online in Psychiatric Services.
Yale Study Seeks to Understand Neurobiology Underlying Bipolar Disorder Vs. Major Depressive Disorder
Yale scientists, including Sophie Holmes, PhD; Ruth Asch, PhD; and Irina Esterlis, PhD, used positron emission tomography to understand the neurobiology underlying bipolar disorder versus major depressive disorder. The findings were published in Biological Psychiatry.Source: Biological Psychiatry
Cook, Simiola Awarded PCORI Grant
Joan Cook, PhD, professor of psychiatry, and Vanessa Simiola, research assistant, have been awarded a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute grant to implement written exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in six civilian health care systems across the United States.Source: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Federal Grant Will Fund PRCH's 'Recovery Finance' Project
Researchers from the Yale Department of Psychiatry’s Program for Recovery and Community Health (PRCH), including Annie Harper, PhD, associate research scientist in psychiatry; and Chyrell Bellamy, PhD, professor of psychiatry and director of PRCH, have been awarded a $1.675 million grant by the National Institute On Minority Health And Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health.
Collaboration on NIH grant between Sullivan, Nez Henderson will create program to help Indigenous women experiencing domestic violence quit smoking
Tami Sullivan, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, and Patricia Nez Henderson, MD, MPH, vice president for the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health (BHCAIH) and the first Indigenous woman to graduate from Yale School of Medicine, have been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to pilot a mindfulness-based, culturally-tailored smoking cessation intervention for Indigenous women who experience intimate partner violence (IPV).
Yuen's CHATogether program helps AAPI families broach difficult topics, according to a new study
A new study evaluating the therapeutic impacts of CHATogether suggest that through its methods of storytelling and creative digital theater, the CHATogether program facilitates the discussion of challenging topics specific to the AAPI community such as mental health, racial identity development, and challenges on child-parent relational conflicts.
Physician-Legislators in Federal and State Government in 2022
Tanvee Varma, a third-year student at Yale School of Medicine, and Matthew Goldenberg, MD, MSc, associate professor of psychiatry, are co-authors of a paper in JAMA that reports on the number of physicians who hold public office.Source: JAMA
Does Street Outreach Engage Its Intended Target Population? Clinical Experience in the Veteran’s Health Administration Homeless Service Programs
Emma Lo, MD; Jack Tsai, PhD; Elina Stefanovics, PhD; and Robert Rosenheck, MD, are co-authors of a paper in Psychiatric Quarterly that found veterans engaged through clinical street outreach programs reported substantially more days of unsheltered homelessness than a clinic-referred group of veterans.Source: Psychiatric Quarterly
Verplaetse Presents to NIDA and NIAAA
Terril L. Verplaetse, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, was selected to participate in the joint National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Early Career Investigator Showcase (ECIS) on November 2.
A VA Biobank is the Largest Source of Genetic Data on Black Americans
Joel Gelernter, MD, Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience, spoke to The Washington Post about the Million Veteran Program (MVP), a federally funded genetic biobank and the single-largest source of genetic data on Black Americans.Source: The Washington Post