Support for Our Researchers
Our projects receive funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Centers for Disease Control, the Department of Defense, and other state and federal agencies and national foundations.
Recently awarded grants include NIH funding for two five-year randomized clinical intervention trials focusing on reducing the effects of caregiving on immune health, a 7-year study of how stress and anxiety in pregnancy may influence children’s brain development and physical growth, a 5-year study of insomnia interventions for military veterans, a 5-year study of visual remediation for people with schizophrenia, a 5-year study of tele-health versus in-clinic treatment of people recovering from a first episode of psychosis, multiple studies on the etiology of chronic pain, and studies of social connection, depression, and suicide in older adults. Other awards include a $2.35 million grant from the New York State Department of Health to establish a Finger Lakes Center for Excellence in Alzheimer’s Disease (FLCEAD).
The Department of Psychiatry provides pilot project funding for junior faculty and fellows twice yearly. Several projects that received this funding have gone on to receive NIH funding.
Interested in conducting research within one of our clinical services?
The Department of Psychiatry had developed support and resources for researchers interested in our clinical areas. Please view some of the current committees and supports available.
Inpatient Research Committee - Provides consultation for clinical investigators interested in conducting research within our Inpatient Psychiatry and/or our Inpatient Medicine in Psychiatry (IMIP) units.
Adult Ambulatory Research Committee - Provides consultation for clinical investigators interested in conducting research within some of our Outpatient Mental Health Services.
Statistical support for faculty
Quantitative Methods Core (Qcore) provides the Department of Psychiatry researchers with statistical support.