Recent News and Multimedia Featuring IRP
- Behavioral Activation: Treatment of Adolescent Depression
Clinical Psychologist Dr. Kathryn DeLonga of the NIMH Mood Brain and Development Unit discusses treating depressed teens with a talk therapy called Behavioral Activation.
- One Trainee’s Story
Frances Johnson talks about her experiences as a recipient of a NIMH Diversity Supplement grant and her summer stint in an NIMH intramural lab under NIH’s G-SOAR Program.
- Frances’ Advice to Students
NIMH trainee Frances Johnson offers advice to students interested in scientific research.
- The Pathways Through which Light Affects Learning and Mood
• Science Update
In a new study, researchers have traced the brain pathways responsible for the effects of light on learning and mood. The findings revealed that these effects are brought about by two different and distinct pathways from the retina into the brain.
- UCL-NIMH Joint Doctoral Program in Neuroscience
Jobert Vargas, BS, talks about his experience in the UCL-NIMH Joint Doctoral Program in Neuroscience.
- KI-NIH Collaborative Doctoral Program in Neuroscience
Stal Shrestha, PhD talks about his experience in the KI-NIH Collaborative Doctoral Program in Neuroscience.
- PGY4 Residency Training and Clinical Fellowship Program & NIMH
Gioia Guerrieri DO, FAPA, talks about her experience in the PGY4 Residency Training and Clinical Fellowship Program & NIMH
- Clinical Fellowship Program at NIMH
Mark Niciu, MD, PhD, talks about his experience in the Clinical Fellowship Program at NIMH.
- Understanding the Brain Mechanisms of Irritability in Youth
• Science Update
Researchers have identified differences in how the brains of irritable youth react to frustration, findings that could provide new paths for developing treatments for children and adolescents with severe irritability.
- NIMH Director Joshua Gordon and IRP Researcher Ellen Leibenluft Elected to the National Academy of Medicine
• Institute Update
Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and Ellen Leibenluft, M.D., chief of the Section on Mood Dysregulation and Neuroscience and co-chief of the Emotion and Development Branch in the NIMH Intramural Research Programs, have been elected as members of the National Academy of Medicine.