Research Area: genetics
Samuel H. Barondes has an AB and an MD from Columbia University, and was trained in clinical medicine and psychiatry at several Harvard teaching hospitals (Peter Bent Brigham, McLean, and Massachusetts General). He learned to do research in molecular biology at the National Institutes of Health. Thereafter, Barondes devoted himself to applying the new Continue Reading »
Dr. Byerley’s research focuses on gene mapping studies of schizophrenia and Manic Depressive Disorder (Bipolar I). He has received continuous R01 type funding by NIH since 1988 for gene mapping studies. Dr. Byerley was an early leader in using genetic isolates for gene mapping studies and he continues to devote considerable efforts on these Continue Reading »
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Dr. Shyn did his undergraduate work at MIT, and completed his MD and PhD at the University of California, San Diego. He recently completed his postdoctoral fellowship supported through the Program for Minority Research Training in Psychiatry, which was a continuation of work he started during the RRTP with Steve Hamilton, MD, PhD, on Continue Reading »
Dr. Gray received his Bachelor’s Degree, MD, and PhD in Biochemistry from Case Western Reserve University. During his undergraduate years, Dr. Gray was honored with the Undergraduate Psychiatry Research Award, inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, and graduated summa cum laude. He has received several other prestigious awards, including the NARSAD Young Continue Reading »
Dr. Wilcox received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and obtained her MD from the University of Minnesota Medical School.
She chose to work with Dr. Howard Fields and Dr. William Jagust at UCSF, and her research in the RRTP focused on genetics, PET imaging and substance abuse/obesity.
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During her psychiatric residency at UCSF, she chose to work with Dr. William Byerley, and her research in the RRTP focused on refining phenotypes and genetics in psychiatric disorders, including bipolar disorder, OCD, and PTSD. She completed a genome wide parametric linkage analyses of 644 bipolar pedigrees and was first author on a paper published on this work. In 2007, she was awarded a Resident Research Award from the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute at UCSF. Continue Reading »