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Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Amy Jimenez for receiving a highly competitive Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship Award from the Society of Biological Psychiatry for their upcoming meeting in 2020!

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Green for being recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher by Web of Science in Psychiatry and Psychology! This honor is in recognition of scholars ranking in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science.

Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Catalano on receiving funding for her VA Career Development Award, "Approaches to Studying Social Motivation in Schizophrenia"!

Congratulations to Derek Novacek, PhD and Yvonne Yang, MD, PhD on receiving a UCLA Normal Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology ​seed grant for their study, "An examination of the psychological and immunological correlates of discrimination in a community-based sample of Black Americans"!

Congratulations to Eric Reavis, PhD and Carolyn Parkinson, PhD who are co-PIs on their new NIMH R01, "Disrupted Neural Synchrony during Naturalistic Perception in Schizophrenia: Toward a New Biomarker of Social Dysfunction"!!!

Congratulations to Derek Novacek, PhD for receiving a Notice of Intent to Award his VA Rehabilitation R&D Career Development Award, "Chronic Stress, Inflammation, and Resilience: Predictors of Social Integration in Recently Housed Black and White Veterans"!

Congratulations to Jonathan Wynn, PhD for receiving a Notice of Intent to Award his VA Rehabilitation R&D Merit Award, "The Enduring Effects of COVID-19 Infection on Psychological Factors, Cognition, and Social Integration in Recently Homeless Veterans"!

Lab in the News

"Four UCLA scientists honored for outstanding achievement in schizophrenia research"

"Leading homeless Veterans back into mainstream life"

A recent analysis has shown that our lab chief, Michael Green, is one of the most productive and collaborative researchers in schizophrenia research in the world.  Access to this interesting article can be found by following this link.

Congratulations to Michael Green for being one of the top 1% highest cited researchers in psychiatry in 2020. Congratulations!

Dr. Derek Novacek was a speaker for the UCLA Black Minds Matter panel “Black Minds Matter: Exploring Trauma, Dispelling Stigmas and Promoting Wellness.” Please click this link to view the panel on YouTube and this link to read an article summarizing the panel discussion. 

Watch Dr. Derek Novacek discuss his research on race and psychosis with the Schizophrenia International Society's Education Committee Deputy Chair, Elisabetta del Re. 

Upcoming Conferences

Schizophrenia International Research Society. 2023 Annual Congress, May 11-15, 2023, Toronto, Canada.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Bill Horan for being elected as a Member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology!

Congratulations to Yvonne Yang for receiving the 2019-2020 UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award (Outstanding Faculty House Staff Teaching Adult/Geriatric Division)!