Postdoctoral Scholar and Psychiatry Research Pathway Graduate Alfredo Sklar, MD, PhD, Receives Young Investigator Award

We are delighted to announce that Alfredo Sklar, MD, PhD, has received an EEG & Clinical Neuroscience Society (ECNS) Young Investigator Award. The award, which recognizes significant contributions to translational research in the field of neuro-psychiatric electrophysiology and neuroimaging, was presented at the ECNS annual meeting earlier this month. 

Dr. Sklar is a graduate of the UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Psychiatry Research Pathway residency training program, and is currently a postdoctoral scholar in the National Institute of Mental Health-funded T32 Training for Transformative Discovery in Psychiatry program, under the mentorship of Dean Salisbury, PhD (Professor of Psychiatry). Dr. Sklar’s research focuses on characterizing impairments in visual processing and selective attention, and these impairments’ impact on functional outcomes among individuals with schizophrenia spectrum disorders following their first psychotic break.

“This award attests the high esteem in which Dr. Sklar's early research is held by the scientific community, and the promise of his burgeoning program of research into pathophysiology in early psychosis,” said Dr. Salisbury. “It is a great honor and well deserved.”

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Sklar!