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.
Meghan Riddle, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Warren Taylor, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, were among the authors of an article titled "Longitudinal cognitive outcomes of clinical phenotypes of late-life depression," published recently in the March issue of The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.
Warren Taylor, M.D., MHSc, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, served as lead author on a paper titled "APOE ε4 associated with preserved executive function performance and maintenance of temporal and cingulate brain volumes in younger adults" in the journal Brain Imaging & Behavior. According to the abstract, the APOE ε4 allele is associated with cognitive deficits and brain atrophy in older adults, but studies in younger adults are mixed. The ε4 allele benefits younger adults