Career Milestone

Department News

Career Milestone

Duncan Clark, MD, PhD is promoted to the rank of Professor of Psychiatry by the University of Pittsburgh.
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Hot Publication

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Hot Publication

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.
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Elkes Award

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Elkes Award

Dr. Mary Phillips is presented with the Joel Elkes Research Award by the ACNP for her outstanding clinical contributions to neuropsychopharmacology.
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Hot Publication

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Hot Publication

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.
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Hot Publication

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Hot Publication

Drs. Karen Matthews and Aimee Midei examine whether emotions and attitudes are associated with the metabolic syndrome.
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Department Spotlight

In the Spotlight

Department of Psychiatry offers resources to help new researchers navigate the increasing complexities of human subjects research…...Learn More
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In the Spotlight

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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Participating in research

Becoming a Research Participant

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh is a leader in scientific research designed to increase our understanding of mental health disorders in children, adults, and the elderly, and to ultimately improve how these disorders are identified and treated...Please Click Here to Learn More >
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