Happenings

Michael Fanselow, distinguished professor of psychology (UCLA Life Sciences) and psychiatry & biobehavioral sciences (David Geffen School of Medicine), led a study focusing on the connection between traumatic brain injuries and anxiety disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study was published in Scientific Reports, a sub journal of Nature.

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The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awarded Steve Hinshaw, (UC Berkeley professor of psychology and UCSF professor of psychiatry), with the 2019 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research on November 1, 2019, in New York City. Professor Hinshaw leads the Depression Grand Challenge’s Awareness & Hope Action & Research Team (ART). His research includes exploration of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as reducing mental illness stigma.

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