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BiAffect, a new smartphone application, offers scientists and patients an unprecedented opportunity to understand mood and neurocognitive functioning in bipolar disorder. Through keystroke dynamics, such as typing speed and errors, BiAffect tracks and predicts mood episodes.
Imagine accelerating research by decades.
On May 7, 2016, the UI Center on Depression and Resilience (UI CDR) participated in the first of its kind neuroscience retreat at the College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB).
Several anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and specific phobias, share a common underlying trait: increased sensitivity to uncertain threat, or fear of the u
Sunnyside for Moms, a new initiative at the UI Center on Depression & Resilience (UI CDR) combines cutting edge technology, enhanced mental health outreach efforts, and new opportunities
Director, Institute for Juvenile Research
Director, Dissemination and Implentation Research and Policy Program, UIC CCTS Community Engaged Research Core
Marc Atkins is Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology and Director of the Institute for Juvenile Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He also directs the Dissemination and Implementation Research and Policy Program for UIC’s Center for Clinical and Translational Research.
Lizzie Gilman Professor
Anand Kumar, M.D., is Lizzie Gilman Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Kumar received his medical degree from MadrasMedicalCollege in Madras, India.
Director of Cognitive Neuroscience Center
Dr. Langenecker is a clinical neuropsychologist, and neuroimaging specialist who focuses on the translational neuroscience of mood disorders.
Director of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Clinical and Research Programs
Dr. Phan is Director of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Clinical and Research Programs and Associate Head for Clinical and Translational Research in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Director of Women’s Mental Health Research
Dr. Pauline M. Maki is a Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Maki’s research over the last 18 years has focused on women’s mental and cognitive health.
UI CDR pushes the edge of what is possible.
For the past 14 years, the Chicago Innovation Awards has recognized inventors, entrepreneurs, startups, and established companies alike in an effort to make Chicago a hub of innovation.
Mark Rasenick, UIC Innovator of the Year, developed a blood test that can identify whether someone is clinically depressed.
Mental health is not one size fits all. Everyone experiences depression a bit differently.
Researchers have long known that emotional disorders have a lot in common. Many often occur together, like depression and social anxiety disorder.
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses Recognized with 2016 American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Awards
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2016 APNA Annual Awards.
Bringing research-informed behavioral health care from the clinic to the community where it is needed most.
Federal, state and local government officials, along with representatives from the academic, nonprofit and private sectors, developed a blueprint for reducing targeted violence during a recen
A number of recent developments have begun pointing the way toward a new approach to children’s mental health in the United States.