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The UIC Department of Psychiatry is dedicated to provide excellence in psychiatric research that includes basic neurobiology, cognitive neuroscience, health services, and interventions.

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Embracing Menopause: How To Navigate Post-Reproductive Life

Dr. Pauline Maki, professor of psychiatry and psychology and director of the Center for Research on ...

The State of Racial Justice for American Indians in Chicago

UIC’s Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy hosts a discussion on how experiences of ra...

New community garden aims to shed light on urban Indians

There’s a new urban garden on Chicago’s North Side – and for some, it’s more than a garden. “It’s b...

Study Highlights The Challenges And Contributions Of Native Americans In Chicago

When Angela Walden, a psychologist at the University of Illinois-Chicago, first walked around downto...

NIH-funded rodent study finds molecular link between adolescent alcohol use and…

New preclinical research in rats has identified a link between adolescent alcohol exposure and speci...

NIH-funded rodent study finds molecular link between adolescent alcohol use and…

The new report is the latest installment of work led by NIAAA grantee Subhash C. Pandey, Ph.D., prof...

Congratulations to Dr. Pauline Maki on the 2018 Women in Science Award from the…

The Woman in Science Award is given to a woman physician who has made exceptional contributions to m...

Heavy drinking in teens causes lasting changes in emotional center of brain

Binge drinking in adolescence has been shown to have lasting effects on the wiring of the brain and ...

Dr. Olusola Ajilore speaking about BiAffect on WBEZ’s ‘Morning Shift’

Dr. Olusola Ajilore, associate professor of psychiatry in the UIC College of Medicine, was on WBEZ’s...

The Brain Fog of Menopause

Dr. Pauline Maki, professor of psychiatry and psychology at UIC, is quoted in an article in the New ...


Illinois Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Initiative

We are currently recruiting participants for an evaluation of supported employment services for people with psychiatric disabilities in Chicago, Illinois. For information, contact Pam Steigman (312-413-80) at UIC. More Details

Developing a Model to Promote Health and Recovery after Medical Hospitalizations

We’re getting ready to start recruiting participants for a study of successful discharge from the hospital following treatment for a medical condition in Chicago, Illinois. Check back soon for the start of recruitment. More Details

Evaluation of Self-Directed Career Accounts on Vocational Outcomes of Supported Employment Recipients

In the coming year, we’ll be recruiting participants for a study of career financial accounts that are accessible to vocational rehabilitation clients in Chicago, Illinois. Check back in early 2018 for the start of recruitment. More Details

Mothers and their Daughters Needed for Research Study

Dr. Katie Burkhouse (Ph.D.) at The University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a research study on mothers and their daughters. In this study, we are looking at brain responses to emotional information among mothers and their daughters. The study hopes to learn how mothers’ and their daughter’s moods can affect each other. More Details

Participants needed for Hot Flash research study

Dr. Pauline Maki, Ph.D. at the University of Illinois Chicago, with Dr. David Walega, MD, MSCI at Northwestern Medicine, is conducting a research study to investigate hot flashes. More Details

Research study looking at the effect of thyroid hormone on brain structure

Dr. Olusola Ajilore (M.D/Ph.D.) at The University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a research study looking at the effect of thyroid hormone on brain structure. More Details

Adults with depression needed for talk therapy study

Dr. Heide Klumpp, Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a research study to investigate mechanisms of talk therapy for depression. More Details

Participants needed for Depression research study

Dr. Heide Klumpp, Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a research study to investigate mechanisms of talk therapy for depression. You may be eligible if you are: More Details

Adults with bothersome anxiety, worry and/or depressed mood needed for research study!

The UIC Department of Psychiatry is looking for subjects with bothersome anxiety, worry and/or depressed mood for a UIC research study on the effect of non-invasive brain stimulation on controlling emotions. You may be eligible if you: More Details

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