About The Center

The Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research embraces a multi-disciplinary approach to improve our understanding of the psychological, environmental, and neurobiological factors associated with affective disorders. Depression, anxiety and related disorders are major public health problems. In the United States, one out of every five people will develop depression or an anxiety disorder in […]

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Director’s Message

Diego A Pizzagalli, Ph.D. is Director of the Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research, and a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

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Research

Individually and collaboratively, the four labs in the Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research maintain a robust and diverse research agenda.  Here you’ll find descriptions of current research topics in each lab.

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Events

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Amitai Shenhav, PhD, Brown University

February 5, 2020

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: DeMarneffe Bldg. Room 218

Topic: “Weighing the costs and benefits of mental effort”

Livia Tomova, PhD, MIT

February 19, 2020

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: DeMarneffe Bldg. Room 218

Topic: “Neural representations of social motivation in the human brain”

Adrienne Romer, PhD, McLean Hospital

March 4, 2020

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: DeMarneffe Bldg. Room 218

Topic: “Structural neural alterations related to a general psychopathology (p) factor: Examination of mechanisms underlying comorbidity”

Sabina Berretta, MD, McLean Hospital

March 18, 2020

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: DeMarneffe Bldg. Room 218

Topic:Mortui vivos docent: Human brain postmortem investigations on stress and anxiety neural circuits”

Oriel FeldmanHall, PhD, Brown University

April 1, 2020

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: DeMarneffe Bldg. Room 218

Topic: “The dynamics of prosocial choice”

Emily Hueske, PhD, MIT

April 15, 2020

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: DeMarneffe Bldg. Room 218

Topic: TBA

Erin Dunn, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital

May 6, 2020

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: DeMarneffe Bldg. Room 218

Topic: “Identifying sensitive periods in development: An epidemiological approach to preventing depression”

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