VCU and Partners Receive $5.7M To Continue Transformative Study Of Clinical Depression
Research is to uncover the underlying biological processes that cause major depressive disorder. Read more »
The Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics’s mission is to study the etiology of psychiatric, substance use, and major biomedical disorders that have a significant behavioral component. Our foci are genetic epidemiology, molecular genetics/genomics, and the development of statistical methods and software to analyze data.
Dr. Anna Docherty, Ph.D. recently completed her postdoc training at the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics. In two [more...]
Ananda B. Amstadter, Ph.D.
My research focuses on genetic, epigenetic, and environmental factors related to post-trauma phenotypes, with a focus on post-traumatic stress disorder and alcohol use disorders in veteran and civilian populations.
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