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UCLA launches study in collaboration with Apple to discover insights about depression

August 4, 2020 marks an important milestone for the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge (DGC) – the beginning of a pilot research project in collaboration with Apple. The study seeks to develop more objective measures for detecting depression and anxiety, an integral part of the Depression Grand Challenge goals. Methods for detecting depression have remained virtually […]

Michelle Craske to speak in virtual symposium linked to One Mind’s 26th Music Festival for Brain Health

UCLA Depression Grand Challenge Co-Director Michelle Craske (psychology and psychiatry professor) will be a featured speaker at a virtually streamed Scientific Symposium presented by One Mind on September 12, 2020. One Mind’s 26th Music Festival for Brain Health will celebrate groundbreaking ideas, brain health, and community with a virtually streamed concert and Scientific Symposium. This […]

NBA player and UCLA bruin Kevin Love establishes new psychology chair at UCLA

UCLA announced that Cleveland Cavaliers star and former UCLA standout committed $500,000 through his foundation to establish a new Kevin Love Fund Centennial Chair in psychology. Love’s contribution, matched by the Centennial Term Chair Match, will fund research aimed to prevent, diagnose, treat and end the stigma around anxiety and depression. The news was announced […]

Michelle Craske offers COVID-19–related insights and discusses the COVID-19 Care Package in July 2020 Issue of UCLA Magazine

In an article focused on mental health in the time of coronavirus, UCLA Magazine highlighted the UCLA COVID-19 Care Package created in partnership with Beyoncé’s BeyGOOD initiative and Jack Dorsey’s Start Small fund. The article shared the “five C’s” for managing COVID-19 anxiety, as well as COVID-19–related insights from UCLA Depression Grand Challenge Co-Director Michelle Craske […]