Cenk Tek, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Psychosis Program, CMHC

Research Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | Neuroscience Research Training Program (NRTP) | Psychosis Program at Yale | Specialized Treatment for Early Psychosis (STEP) Program

WHRY Pilot Project Program Investigators

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Diseases; Health Care; Memory; Obesity; Psychiatry; Psychiatry and Psychology; Schizophrenia

Research Summary

Our lab can accommodate limited number of students for small projects on cognition in schizophrenia or cross-sectional case control studies in clinical subjects in relevance to schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. We are also interested in human reward mechanisms and appetite regulation, and can support small student projects in these areas.

Specialized Terms: Schizophrenia; Psycho-pharmacology; Cognitive neuroscience; Translational neuroscience; Working memory; Cognitive impairment in schizophrenia; Medical comorbidities in schizophrenia; Obesity and mental illness; Human reward mechanisms and appetite regulation

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Addictive Behaviors, Obesity & Weight Control Behavioral and Pharmacologic Treatment of Binge Eating and Obesity: Acute Treatment
Mental Health & Behavioral Research STEP-ED: Reducing Duration of Untreated Psychosis and Its Impact in the U.S.

Selected Publications

See list of PubMed publications

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Contact Info

Cenk Tek, MD
Office Location
Connecticut Mental Health Center
34 Park Street, Ste Rm. 267E

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Psychiatry34 Park St.

New Haven, CT 06519