NIMH support bolsters early psychosis research efforts
Article on psychosis in youth published in American Journal of Psychiatry
Several Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences faculty recently contributed to a new published article in the American Journal of Psychiatry. The article, "Thalamic Nuclei Volumes in Psychotic Disorders and in Youths with Psychosis Spectrum Disorders," was produced by Anna S. Huang, Ph.D., Baxter P. Rogers, Ph.D., Julia M. Sheffield, Ph.D., Maria E. Jalbrzikowski, Ph.D., Alan Anticevic, Ph.D., Jennifer Urbano Blackford, Ph.D., Stephan Heckers, M.D., and Neil D. Woodward, Ph.D.
McHugo heads paper on early psychosis published in Translational Psychiatry
Maureen McHugo, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, was lead author on a new article published in the journal Translational Psychiatry. "Hippocampal volume in early psychosis: a 2-year longitudinal study" was created by Hugo as well as fellow Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences faculty and staff members Kristan Armstrong, LMSW; Maxwell J. Roeske; Neil D. Woodward, Ph.D.; Jennifer Blackford, Ph.D.; and Stephan Heckers, M.D., MSc.
Woodward receives NIMH funding to study brain circuitry as it relates to psychosis
Neil Woodward, Ph.D., associate professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, was recently awarded NIMH funding to study the development of brain circuits underlying cognitive function in healthy individuals and youth at risk for developing psychosis. Serving as oo-principal investigator alongside Dr. Woodward is Alan Anticevic, Ph.D., at Yale University.