Our research focuses on cognitive, psychosocial, developmental, and, recently, neurobiological processes in the onset and course of depression and bipolar disorder in adolescents and adults and is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The lab contains EEG and EKG equipment for measuring brain activity and heart rate, respectively. In addition, the lab includes fMRI, immune system (cytokine assessments via blood draws), cortisol, and circadian rhythm (via actigraphy, skin temperature, melatonin) assessments.
Click on one of the section links on the right-hand column to find out more about our current projects.
Papers from past projects produced by members of our lab can be found under Publications.