The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences features several nationally recognized research initiatives conducting basic, translational and clinical research to develop disease-altering treatments and to minimize barriers to service.
Visit our research area pages to learn about our labs, centers and programs:
Investigators elucidate neural mechanisms underlying psychiatric disorders and reveal novel molecular targets for the treatment of mental illness.
- Health Equity and Community Research
Investigators address the mental health needs of underserved populations and the causes and consequences of health inequities.
- Mental and Behavioral Health Services and Implementation
This area of research aims to reduce barriers to mental health and addiction services and increase accessibility of care.
- Clinical and Interventional Research
This area of focus targets risk factors as well as assessment tools and treatments for various psychiatric conditions.