The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have renewed a $20 million grant for the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS). The Yale center is led by co-directors Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, PhD, Albert E. Kent Professor of Psychiatry; and Stephanie O’Malley, PhD, Elizabeth Mears and House Jameson Professor of Psychiatry.
- September 22, 2023Source: Psychological Medicine
Peter Na, MD, MPH, assistant professor of psychiatry, and Robert Pietrzak, PhD, MPH, professor of psychiatry and of public health, led a research team that examined the psychosocial moderators of high alcohol consumption determined by polygenic risk in military veterans.
- September 21, 2023Source: PsyPost
Patrick Skosnik, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry, and Deepak D'Souza, MD, Albert E Kent Professor of Psychiatry, are first and senior authors, respectively, of a paper in Journal of Psychopharmacology that provides evidence that psilocybin induces lasting changes in neuroplasticity and that these changes are linked to improvements in depression symptoms.
- September 20, 2023Source: The Connecticut Post
Marney White, PhD, MS, professor of psychiatry, advocates in an op-ed in The Connecticut Post for public school districts in Connecticut to delay start times to improve children's mental health.
- September 19, 2023
A multidisciplinary team of researchers based at Yale will launch a series of studies aimed at accelerating understanding of bipolar disorder and generating new and more effective treatments. Hilary Blumberg, MD, John and Hope Furth Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience and Professor of Psychiatry, and in the Child Study Center and of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, will lead the research team.
- September 18, 2023
Researchers sorted through a massive MRI dataset of teenage brains to see if they could predict drinking behavior in adolescents by looking at how two systems rewire during development. The study revealed that the way inhibitory and reward pathways develop can help forecast how likely those teens are to drink heavily in the years to come.
- September 15, 2023
Joy Kaufman, PhD, professor of psychiatry, will be appointed director of The Consultation Center (TCC) effective November 1, 2023.
- September 08, 2023Source: Psychiatric Services
John Havlik, a Yale School of Medicine student, and Jack Tsai, PhD, associate professor adjunct of psychiatry, are first and senior authors, respectively, of a paper in Psychiatric Services that tracked distribution of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding among psychiatrists.
- September 07, 2023
Ruth Asch, PhD, associate research scientist in psychiatry, is a 2023 recipient of a Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI) Scholar Award.
- September 06, 2023Source: JAMA Psychiatry
In the gendered environment in which we live, stress influences the risk of a mental disorder differently in women and men. Considering the influence of gender can advance the current methods of evaluating a person's response to stress and adversity.