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Dr. Pizzagalli takes over as Editor for Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience (CABN)

Dr. Diego Pizzagalli takes over as Editor for Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience (CABN). Diego’s editorial highlights the journal’s goals and priorities. Please send us your papers! Congratulations...

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Dr. Ang awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Award

Dr. Yuen Ang has been awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Award. Yuen’s project is entitled “Neural Mechanisms Underlying Cognitive Motivational Anhedonia in Depression,” and will use an innovative paradigm he has developed to probe the neural correlates of cognitive effort in MDD. Congratulations...

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Dr. Sacchet awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Award

Dr. Matthew Sacchet has been awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Award. Matthew’s project is entitled “Person-specific Functional Brain Mapping and Major Depressive Disorder” and will pursue innovative analyses probing functional network at the individual level, and will link these metrics to various clinical measures. Congratulations...

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Dr. Pizzagalli receives Conte Center grant

Dr. Diego Pizzagalli will serve as the center director for the recently awarded Silvio O. Conte Centers for Translational Mental Health Research grant. Under the title “Novel Treatment Targets for Affective Disorders Through Cross-Species Investigation of Approach/Avoidance Decision Making,” this Silvio O. Conte Centers for Translational Mental Health Research grant involves laboratories from McLean, Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Washington, and Brown University. Congratulations Diego and team! You can read more about the grant...

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Dr. Jennifer Fanning promoted to Assistant Professor

Dr. Jennifer Fanning was recently promoted to Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Congratulations...

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Dr. Romer receives National Research Service Award (NRSA)

Adrienne Romer was awarded an NRSA from NIMH for her proposal entitled “Replicability, Mechanisms, and Trajectory of Neural Alterations Related to General Psychopathology.” Congrats...

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Steve Lamontagne awarded Rossano Mind, Brain and Behavior Pre-Doctoral Summer Fellowship

Steve Lamontagne has been awarded a Rossano Mind, Brain and Behavior Pre-Doctoral Summer Fellowship from McLean Hospital for a project entitled “Role of Dopamine Function in Cognitive Control Performance: Behavioral & Physiological Correlates.” Congrats...

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Dr. Sacchet receives Rappaport Mental Health Research Scholar Award

Matthew Sacchet has been awarded a Rappaport Mental Health Research Scholar Award from McLean Hospital for his project entitle “Stress Mechanisms of Mindfulness-based Interventions for Depression.” Congrats...

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Dr. Belleau receives K23 award

Emily Belleau has been awarded a K23 from NIMH entitled “Neural Correlates of Stress and Perceived Control in Adolescent Depression.” Congrats...

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Dr. Ironside receives 2020 Alfred Pope Award

Maria Ironside is this year’s co-recipient of the 2020 Alfred Pope Award. The Alfred Pope Award is given annually by McLean Hospital to young investigators “in recognition of the publication of an exceptional peer-reviewed first-authored article on basic or clinical research performed at McLean Hospital.”  Maria was selected based on her first authored reviewed publication, “Approach-Avoidance Conflict in Major Depressive Disorder: Congruent Neural Findings in Humans and Nonhuman Primates,” published in Biological Psychiatry. Congratulations to Dr. Ironside for this well-deserved...

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Dr. Isabelle Rosso receives two major grants

Dr. Isabelle Rosso has recently been awarded two major grants from the NIMH (one R01 and a Conte Center Grant (P50) project). For her R01, entitled “Multimodal imaging of hippocampal-cortical networks and mechanisms of trauma-related intrusions,” Dr. Rosso and her team will investigate brain processes associated with distinctive characteristics of trauma memories, including vivid sensory-perceptual experiences For her P50 project, entitled “Clinical studies of CRF-PACAP systems in human PTSD,” the goal will be to investigate neuroimaging measures of hyperarousal and stress in PTSD, and...

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Dr. Poornima Kumar promoted to Assistant Professor

Poornima Kumar was recently promoted to Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Congratulations...

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Dr. Pizzagalli receives NARSAD Distinguished Investigator award

Diego Pizzagalli received a NARSAD Distinguished Investigator grant for a new study probing a potential new target for antidepressant treatment.

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ACNP presents 2017 Joel Elkes Research Award to Dr. Pizzagalli

Diego Pizzagallireceived the 2017 Joel Elkes Research Award from the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP).

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Christian Webb receives the ABCT’s New Researcher Award

Christian Webb has been awarded the President’s New Researcher Award by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

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