Distinguished Scientist Lectures
Understanding and Reducing Risk for Depression: The Role of Stress Reactivity
In his research, Dr. Ian Gotlib examines psychological and biological factors that place individuals at increased risk for depression, as well as processes that are involved in recovery from this disorder. Dr. Gotlib is conducting research examining neural, cognitive, social, and endocrinological factors and genetics in depressed individuals, and applying findings from these investigations to the study of predictors of depression in children at familial risk for developing this disorder.
The Neural Basis of the High-Level Cognitive Functions that Underlie Complex Goal-Directed Behavior
The Pitt Department of Psychiatry Distinguished Lecture Series welcomes Earl Miller, PhD to Pittsburgh on December 7th. Dr. Miller is the Picower Professor of Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.