Congratulations to Davide Dulcis, PhD, and his collaborators Alessandra Porcu, PhD and David Welsh, MD, PhD on receiving a Chancellor’s Research Excellence Scholarships (CRES) award. This award will accelerate the progress of a study focusing on a novel form of neurotransmitter plasticity within neurons of the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) as a mechanism through which environmental light alters neuronal circuit function and mood.
Eric Granholm, PhD and the MHTech group on receiving a Center Launch Seed Funds grant from the UCSD Office of Research Affairs!
This award will accelerate collaborations and progress toward developing a center that truly will enhance the lives of people with mental health problems through the application of technology and data analytic solutions.
Congratulations to Jonathan Sebat, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, on receiving the Society for Biological
Psychiatry's A.E. Bennett Award. The award will be presented at their annual meeting in New York in May.
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Jared Purton Schizophrenia Research Travel Awards
The primary mission of the Jared Purton Schizophrenia Research Pilot Grant is to honor the life and memory of Dr. Jared Purton by supporting innovative clinical research that leads to improved long-term functional outcome of patients with chronic psychotic mental disorders, including schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. This award will provide support to off-set travel costs to scholarly meetings by trainees who are presenting talks or posters describing their research related to schizophrenia. For award criteria and information on how to apply, please click
here.John A. Majda, M.D. Memorial Fund
This fund awards up to $5,000 annually for up to 2 years for all UCSD Research Trainees with the intention of encouraging, supporting, and rewarding research in the areas of depression and suicide risk factors, with special consideration of physician depression and suicide.