OIBR Congratulates Psychology Faculty for Recent Grant Successes

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OIBR Congratulates Psychology Faculty for Recent Grant Successes

We congratulate four Psychology faculty members who have recently received national grant awards:

Dr. Katie Ehrlich (Affiliate) received TWO awards! The first NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation will focus on proinflammatory phenotypes and depression risk in youth and second award is a R03 from NIH focusing on the effects of exposure to parental depression as a risk factor for downstream youth physical health.

Dr. Gregg Strauss (Fellow) received a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation that will extend his program of research on psychosis by focusing on at risk youth and examining change over time to examine the mechanisms of disease progression.

Dr. Larry Sweet (Fellow) was awarded an R01 from NIH to use neuroeconomics to understand alcohol overevaluation among individuals with alcohol use disorders, using state of the art brain imaging techniques.

Dr. Steve Beach (Fellow), along with Dr. Gene Brody (Fellow) (Center for Family Research and FACS) were recently awarded an R01 from NIH to study the origins of chronic diseases of aging among rural African American young adults.

Congratulations to you all! For more information about these awards, go here