Duncan Clark, MD, PhD is promoted to the rank of Professor of Psychiatry by the University of Pittsburgh.
Drs. Annie Cohen and William Klunk review the use of biomarkers in the detection of early and preclinical Alzheimer's disease in the December issue of the Neurobiology of Disease. Learn More>
Dr. Mary Phillips is presented with the Joel Elkes Research Award by the ACNP for her outstanding clinical contributions to neuropsychopharmacology.
Investigators in the McClung Lab identify an important and novel role for the circadian protein, NPAS2, in the regulation of dopamine receptor expression and drug reward.
Drs. Karen Matthews and Aimee Midei examine whether emotions and attitudes are associated with the metabolic syndrome.
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Dr. Erika Forbes combines her passion for mentorship and scientific discovery to train the next generation of scientists, and to investigate the role of reward function in the development of affective disorders, substance use, and reward-related problem behaviors in teenagers…...Learn More
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Special Guest Speaker - Nikolaos Mellios, MD, PhD ...Learn more>
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