The Green Lab
UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles

Current Studies

  • NEW!!! The Effects of COVID-19 Social Distancing on Community Integration for Veterans with Vulnerabilities. (M.F. Green, PI). IRB# 2020-000063. If you have general questions or are inquiring about participation please call our lab at (310) 478-3711 ext. 41527.

  • Visual Tuning and Performance in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder. (M.F. Green, PI) NIMH R01 2012-2018.
  • Evaluation of Cortical Plasticity Paradigms as Potential Biomarkers in Schizophrenia Research. (Green, M.F. and Marder, S.R. Co-PIs) Forum Pharmaceuticals. 2015-2017.
  • Motivational Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia: Intervention and Biomarkers. (L.F. Reddy, PI; M.F. Green Sponsor) VA Career Development Award. 2015-2020.
  • The Cognitive Costs of Social Exclusion in Schizophrenia. (Reddy, L.F., P.I.) NARSAD Young Investigator Award. 2015-2017.
  • Establishing External Validity of a Cortical Plasticity EEG Paradigm in Schizophrenia: Associations with Learning, Memory, Cognition, and Daily Functioning. A. McCleery, P.I.) NARSAD Young Investigator Award. 2016-2018.
  • Perceptual learning in schizophrenia. (E. Reavis, PI; M.F. Green Sponsor). NIMH F32. 2016-2019.
  • Social Preference System and Social Cognition in Schizophrenia (J. Lee, PI). NIMH R21 Grant. 2014-2016.
  • Social Affiliation in Psychosis: Mechanisms and Vulnerability Factors. (Horan, W.P., PI) NIMH RO1, 2015-2019.
  • Affective Neuroscience of Motivation in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder (J.K. Wynn, PI) VA MERIT, 2020-2024.
  • The Determinants of Social Disconnectedness: A Spectrum from the General Community to Severe Mental Illness (Green, M.F., PI) NIMH R01, 2016 – 2021.
  • Social Processing Systems in Veterans with Schizophrenia: Identifying Deficits in Brain Activation and Network Organization (Green, M.F., PI). VA MERIT, 2018 – 2021
  • Cortical Plasticity Across Phase of Illness in Schizophrenia (McCleery, A.M., PI) NIMH Career Development Award. 2016 – 2021
  • Disrupted Neural Connectivity in Empathy Deficits in Schizophrenia (Jimenez, A., PI; Green, M.F., sponsor) VA Career Development Award. 2018 – 2023
  • New Applications of Neuroplasticity Biomarkers in Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury or Schizophrenia (J.K. Wynn, PI) VA SPiRE, 2020-2022.
  • Neuroinflammation and Oxidative Stress in Veterans with Schizophrenia (Y. Yang, PI; Green, M.F., sponsor). VA Career Development Award. 2020-2024.

  • Treatment of Social Cognition in Schizophrenia Trial (TRuSST). (M.F. Green, Los Angeles PI; M. Nahum overall P.I.) NIMH Small Business Innovation Research Grant. 2014 – 2018.
  • Evaluating Two Types of Cognitive Training in Veterans with Schizophrenia. (C. Jahshan, PI; M.F. Green, Sponsor) VA Career Development Award. 2013-2018.
  • Physical Exercise Effects on Determinants of Social Integration in Schizophrenia. (R.S. Kern, PI). VA SPiRE Grant. 2016-2018.

  • Mechanisms of Improving Cognition and Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia with N-Acetylcysteine: a Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Study of Glutamate and Glutathione. (Y.S. Yang, PI) Friends of Semel. 2015-2018.
  • Enhancing Social Cognitive Training with Oxytocin: Linking Target Engagement to Clinical Effects (S.R. Marder, PI) NIMH R21/R33 2015-2020.
  • Effects of Non-Invasive Electrical Stimulation on Visual Cortical Plasticity in Schizophrenia. (C. Jahshan, P.I.) NARSAD Young Investigator Award. 2016-2018.
  • Adjunctive Withania Somnifera (Ashwagandha) for Persistent Symptoms in People with Schizophrenia. (S.R. Marder, PI). Stanley Medical Research Institute. 2018 – 2020

  • Homeless Veterans with Mental Illness: Predicting and Enhancing Recovery. M.F. Green, PI). VA Merit Grant. 2014-2018.
  • Research Enhancement and Award Program (REAP) on Enhancing Community Integration for Homeless Veterans. (M.F. Green, Director, R.S. Kern and S.R. Marder, Associate Directors) Department of Veterans Affairs. 2015 – 2020.
  • Social Cognitive Skills Training to Enhance Employment Outcomes in Homeless Veterans: An Efficacy Study in a Compensated Work Therapy – Transitional Residence Program. (Horan, W.P., Project PI). VA REAP project. 2015 – 2019.
  • Predicting Community Integration for Homeless Veterans. (Wynn, J.K., Project PI). VA REAP project. 2015 – 2018
  • Improving Recovery and Community Re-Engagement in the Department of Housing and Urban Development-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program (Gabrielian, S., PI) National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans Pilot Grant. 2017 – 2018