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Epigenetic Mechanisms of Post-traumatic Stress and Depression after Sexual Assault | Dr. Anthony Zannas | $75,000

September 19th, 2019|

 Epigenetic Mechanisms of Post-traumatic Stress and Depression After Sexual Assault Award: $75,000 More than 40 million Americans each year present to US emergency departments (EDs) for evaluation after trauma exposure. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [...]

Genetic Risk Factors of Post-traumatic Stress Disorders in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients | Dr. Rebekah Nash | $39,886

September 12th, 2019|

Genetic Risk Factors of Post-traumatic Stress Disorders in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients Award: $39,886 Medical post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be triggered by any number of surgical or medical interventions or critical illness. For [...]

Evaluating Oxytocin in Opioid Withdrawal: A Translational Study | Dr. Zoe McElligott | $50,000

September 11th, 2019|

Evaluating oxytocin in opioid withdrawal: a translational study Award: $50,000 As the opioid epidemic continues to spread in the United States, it’s important to discover new and more effective treatments. Using a preclinical model [...]

Depression in the Menopause Transition: Cortisol Circadian Rhythms and Sleep Impairment as Mechanisms of Risk | Dr. Paul Geiger | $38,400

September 5th, 2019|

Depression in the menopause transition: cortisol circadian rhythms and sleep impairment as mechanisms of risk Award: $38,400 The menopause transition (MT) is a vitally important, yet understudied, period of time in women’s health. Women [...]

A Mechanistic Examination of Continuous-Cycle Oral Contraceptive Administration in Bulimia Nervosa | Dr. Jessica Baker | $46,942

September 3rd, 2019|

A Mechanistic Examination of Continuous-Cycle Oral Contraceptive Administration in Bulimia Nervosa Award: $46,942 Binge eating fluctuates in a predictable pattern over the course of the menstrual cycle, but how reproductive hormones influence these changes [...]

Dissecting the Neural Circuits of Hyperarousal States in Psychiatry | Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Romaguera | $200,000

August 29th, 2019|

Dissecting the Neural Circuits of Hyperarousal States in Psychiatry Award: 200,000 Anxiety is a complex state consisting of cognitive, emotional, and physiological components driven by a network across multiple brain regions. In this project, [...]