Thomas P. Detre Fellowship

We are pleased to announce and solicit applications for the 2017-2018 Thomas P. Detre Fellowship Awards in Translational Neuroscience Research in Psychiatry. The awards have been established in memory of Dr. Detre, an internationally renowned academic psychiatrist, esteemed Yale Psychiatry faculty member/alumnus, and Chair of Psychiatry, Vice Chancellor of Health Sciences, and Dean at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

The awards will support the translational research endeavors of residents currently enrolled (or residents interested in enrolling) in the Neuroscience Research Training Program in Psychiatry. NRTP residents in PGY 1-4 are eligible to apply (as are residents seeking be in the NRTP). As many as three awards of up to $30,000 per award will be funded. Award recipients will be asked to present their translational research proposal to Dr. John Krystal, Department Chairman and the individuals whose generosity resulted in the creation of the award.

Submission Deadline: Friday, May 1st

Submission Materials:

  1. Translational research proposal (no longer than 2 pages, firm)
  2. A copy of the candidate's CV
  3. A letter of support from the candidate's research mentor

Materials should be submitted in electronic form (i.e., collated .pdf) to Robert Malison, M.D. (

Submissions will be reviewed by an Award Committee, including Drs. Malison, Picciotto, and Pittenger.

Honorees will be notified by May 15, 2017.