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Recent Trainee Accomplishments

UCSD Psychiatry Research Residents:

 Monica Castillo, M.D., M.S. (PGY-II)

Recent Honors:
2020 ACNP Travel Award

Recent Abstract/Paper:
Castllo MF, Fatourou E, Halaris A. Interleukin-8 in Major Depressive Disorder and effects of treatment. Neuropsychopharmacology 45: 183-4, 2020.

 David Adamowicz, M.D., Ph.D. (PGY-III)

Recent Honors:
2021 NIMH Outstanding Research Award Program
2021 American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) Scholar

Recent Abstracts/Papers:
Adamowicz DH, Lee EE. Predicting and improving hospital outcomes for older adults. Int Psychogeriat 33: 205-207, 2021

Adamowicz DH, Lee EE, et al. Associations between inflammatory biomarker profiles and cognitive functioning in adults with schizophrenia and non-psychiatric comparison subjects. Biological Psychiatry 89:S376-S377, 2021

 Monica Federoff, M.D., Ph.D. (PGY-IV)
Recent Honors:
2020 NIMH Outstanding Research Award Program

Recent Abstracts/Papers:

Federoff M, McCarthy MJ, et al. Correction of circadian rhythm abnormalities in bipolar disorder is specifically associated with lithium-responsiveness. Neuropsychopharmacology 45: 325-6, 2020

Federoff M, McCarthy MJ. Sleep and circadian rhythm disruption is corrected by lithium in a case of Bipolar Disorder with familial BRCA1 mutation. Bipolar Disorder 23: 101-103, 2021

Sassi C ... Federoff M, et al. Exploring dementia and neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis genes in 100 FTD-like patients from 6 towns and rural villages on the Adriatic Sea coast of Apulia. Scientific Reports 11: 6353, 2021