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Amanda Miller, MSW (pictured above) is the Program Director of the Mood Disorders Center. She has specialized training in mood disorders and will be facilitating the support groups. By Aleksandra Vujicic Communications Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry Pursuing a medical degree can be a...
By Jennifer Brown Rare mutations cluster in specific biological pathways, suggest new targets for ED treatment By combining whole exome sequencing, machine learning, and network analysis, researchers have identified new, ultra-rare gene mutations within specific biological pathways that may...
Top Row: Jodi Tate, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Hanna Stevens, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Bottom row: Laura Fuller, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Peggy Nopoulos, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Pediatrics By Aleksandra Vujicic...
By Aleksandra Vujicic Communications Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry Smokers who develop Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) may also lose the ability to think clearly as they age. A University of Iowa researcher is leading a diverse team of specialists to initiate one of the most...
By Aleksandra Vujicic Communications Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry Dr. James Potash, more fondly referred to as “Jimmy,” has led the Psychiatry Department at the University of Iowa for the past six years, usually with a Java House Earl Grey in hand and a keen eye for detail. He’s an...
By Aleksandra Vujicic Communications Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry Though just a few months out from its inception, the Iowa Neuroscience Institute is already pouring over $1 million into supporting and enhancing psychiatric research. The Institute, supported by the Roy J. Carver Charitable...
The image is a cross-section of a rodent cerebellum stained to show cell bodies (blue) and parvalbumin calcium binding proteins (pink). A new University of Iowa study finds that frequency-specific stimulation of the cerebellum normalizes brain activity in the frontal cortex and corrects...
By Aleksandra Vujicic Communications Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry A University of Iowa Psychiatry Professor who has devoted 30 years to studying and using Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) to treat patients with depression and a number of other mental health issues, is now applying the...
By Aleksandra Vujicic Communications Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry Sixty-three-year-old Brenda Griffith was first diagnosed with depression two decades ago. “I couldn’t feel,” she said. “I lost the ability to feel anything positive or just feel good about things because I felt dead inside...
By Aleksandra Vujicic Communications Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry University of Iowa leaders recently unveiled a new hub for neuroscience research to tackle some of the most challenging psychiatric and neurologic diseases. The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust donated an unprecedented $45...