Latest TCORS News
The Influence of Childhood Trauma on the Effects of Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in Persons with Opioid Use Disorder
Julio Nunes, MD, second-year resident, and Joao P. De Aquino, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, are first and senior authors, respectively, of a paper in American Journal on Addictions that examines the impact of childhood trauma on delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol effects.
- November 28, 2023
Ketamine and the Neurobiology of Depression: Toward Next-generation Rapid-acting Antidepressant TreatmentsSource: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Perspective
John Krystal, MD, Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research and Professor of Psychiatry, of Neuroscience, and of Psychology; and Irina Esterlis, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry, are first and senior authors, respectively, of a review published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Perspective that considers what scientists have learned from studies of ketamine and to suggest future directions for the optimization of rapid-acting antidepressant treatment.
- November 13, 2023
The Yale Child Study Center Grand Rounds Committee is pleased provide a sneak peek of some of the distinguished speakers planned for the departmental Grand Rounds series in the upcoming spring semester.
- November 13, 2023
Introducing Nii Addy, PhD, of the Department of Cellular & Molecular Physiology and Department of Psychiatry.
- November 03, 2023
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and E-Liquid Modifications to Vape Cannabis Depicted in Online VideosSource: JAMA Network Open
Rachel Ouellette, PhD; Sophia Selino, BA; and Grace Kong, PhD, are co-authors of a paper in JAMA Network Open that analyzed YouTube videos for use, modification, and marketing of electronic nicotine delivery systems to vape cannabis.
- October 18, 2023Source: The Messenger
Public health experts have long urged the government to take action against menthol-flavored cigarettes, and the Food and Drug Administration is finally stepping up. “Eliminating menthol in cigarettes would reduce youth from starting to smoke and similarly, eliminating all flavors in e-cigarettes would drastically reduce youths from starting to use tobacco products,” says YSPH's Jody Sindelar.
- October 02, 2023Source: Slate
Lisa Fucito, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry, spoke to Slate Magazine about a new review on pharmacological and e-cigarette interventions for smoking cessation and the fact that one of the effective interventions, cytisine, is not available in the United States.
- September 27, 2023
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 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.