$1.9M NIH Award to Fund UMD Psychologists’ Study of the Neurobiology of Decision-Making
Next Phase of $3.5M Project to Study Peers’ Impact on Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder
The four awards are joined by projects that employ neuroscience-related tools and themes.
The BBI-funded research provides the first evidence that the enzyme HDAC5 contributes to impulsive and inflexible decision-making.
UMSOM Psychiatry professor has worked on mental health-related projects with Espy-Wilson, Ghodssi, Payne, among others.
$1.2M in NSF funding supports researchers’ work to connect patients, clinicians more effectively.
With machine learning, Carol Espy-Wilson is developing a phone app that can measure depression symptoms using speech and video cues.
The bi-campus projects will address the brain in health and disease, nervous system injury.
The new UMB-UMCP program has announced its first grants for projects combining AI and medicine.
Researchers from across UMD convene to discuss the latest projects funded by BBI
The projects are part of NIH’s larger push to reverse the opioid crisis in the U.S.
The University’s Brain and Behavior Initiative (BBI) hosted its Second Annual Seed Grant Symposium on November 14, 2018 at Adele’s in the Stamp Student Union.
Seven projects selected for funding.
Blood test could help doctors more quickly diagnose schizophrenia and other disorders.
Former ISR postdoc will join the Dept. of Biomedical Engineering.
Children whose parents mixed their languages more often didn’t show any poorer vocabulary skills.
The brain’s ability to make new neural connections can be restored in mice by blocking a protein that normally acts as a natural brake on neuroplasticity.
Carl Lejuez, Ph.D., Director for the Center for Addictions, Personality, and Emotions Research (CAPER) in the Department of Psychology, was recently featured in the New York Times' piece 'Why Smokers Still Smoke'. Dr. Lejuez's research has explored multiple factors involved in addictions, including risk tolerances and decision making processes.