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PTSD: Can Genetics Affect Your Risk?

A majority of the US population is exposed to a psychological trauma during their life. For certain people, such as police officers, firefighters, or soldiers, the risk of experiencing trauma is even greater. However, only a fraction of those...

Guia Guffanti Masetti

Guia Guffanti Masetti, PhD, was a post-doctoral fellow at University of California, Irvine from 2009-2010. For 5 years thereafter, she was assistant professor of clinical neurobiology at the Department of Psychiatry of Columbia University. Her primary research interests are in the area of human...

Mei-Hua Hall

Mei-Hua Hall, PhD, has over 10 years of experience in clinical research focused on using electroencephalogram (EEG) techniques to characterize differences and similarities of brain function in schizophrenia, schizoaffective, and bipolar disorder. With a broad background in clinical psychology,...

Chia-Yu Huang

Chia-Yu (Cathy) Huang, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Darrick Balu, PhD, at McLean hospital. Her research focuses on cellular and synaptic mechanisms of schizophrenia. Dr. Huang has background training in biochemistry and electrophysiology. She integrates morphological and...

Deborah Levy

Deborah L. Levy, PhD, has a national and international reputation in the area of psychotic disorders, especially schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The primary focus of her research is identifying risk genes and understanding their biological actions. Dr. Levy has been a clinical and research...

Zhicheng (Carl) Lin

Dr. Lin is currently a grantee of both NIH and Fulbright, with a long-term interest in reducing the prevalence of substance abuse around the world. Dr. Lin’s research focuses on delineation of environmentally related genomic risks for substance abuse, through mapping out molecular pathways...