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"Bring Me the Real Doctor": Dealing with Patient Bias
First-year resident Rana Elmaghraby, MD, shares her experience and insight in the Psychiatry News Resident's Forum.
New Leadership at University of Minnesota Psychiatry Dept promises changes
Dr. Vinogradov was interviewed by Fox 9's Jeff Baillon
Autism and genetic discoveries: The search for clinical biomarkers
An article co-authored for MN Physician magazine by Madhumathi Rao, M.D., M.S. and Suma Jacob, M.D., Ph.D.
The golden age of computational psychiatry is within sight
Neuroplasticity-based treatments and computational neuroscience may hold some of the keys to unlocking the golden age of psychiatry.
New mental health service aims to reach people early
Chances for recovery are greater with timely treatment
At the U, we're building the top academic psychiatry unit in the Midwest
We must be vigilant about protecting the rights of all research volunteers.
Under new leader, U's psychiatry department shifting research
Industry-funded drug trials and the recruitment of hospitalized patients as research subjects have been curbed
Landmark Study Needs Participants
The goal of SPARK is to collect and analyze data about people with autism to advance understanding and research. Subjects and their close family members provide DNA samples so that researchers can pinpoint genetic causes of the disorder. In Minnesota, the study is led by Suma Jacob, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of Minnesota.
Welcome, New Faculty
Please join the Department of Psychiatry in welcoming a few new faculty members. Take a moment to read more about each individual by clicking on the "more" links.
Christine Conelea, PhD
Joined us on March 27, 2017...more
Justin Anker, PhD
Joined us on March 20, 2017...more
C. Sophia Albott, MD
Joined us on March 8, 2017...more
Lidia Zylowska, MD
Joined us February 28, 2017...more
Katie Lingras, PhD, LP
Joined us on February 27, 2017...more
Quentin Gabor, MD
Joined us on February 1, 2017...more
UMAI Day 2017
Join the University of Minnesota Autism Initiative on Friday, May 5th for UMAI Day 2017: Research to Practice Update. All members in the autism community are invited to attend, including individuals with autism, family members, advocacy groups, educators, researchers, students, service providers, and policy makers.