Category Archives: Honors & Awards

James Swain and Collaborators Receive Federal Grand Opportunity Grant

New Department of Psychiatry faculty member James E. Swain, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.C., recently received a federal Grand Opportunity grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the amount of $721,877. The research study entitled, “Childhood Poverty and Brain Development: Roles of Chronic Stress and Parenting,” aims to determine how childhood poverty influences adult brain

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James Cranford Wins MICHR Award Funding

James A. Cranford, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, was recently awarded funding from the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) for his proposal entitled “Collecting Daily Process Data from Alcoholic Families Using Interactive Voice Response (IVR).” Dr. Cranford’s collaborators on this project include Dr. Stephen Strobbe (U-M Addiction Treatment

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Jon-Kar Zubieta Wins EUREKA Grant

Jon-Kar Zubieta, M.D., Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and radiology at the U-M Medical School and a member of the Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, was awarded $1.2 million for a project that examines neurobiological mechanisms involved in the development of placebo effects in patients with depression and nicotine dependence. These studies are expected to clarify

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Maria Muzik Receives MICHR Funding Award

Maria Muzik, M.D., M.S., Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, was recently awarded funding in the amount of $49,953 for her proposal entitled “Children at Risk: Follow up of Infants Studied in Pregnancy and Post-Partum.” MICHR has committed to funding one half of the total dollar amount with the remaining half of the award made

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Congratulations to Fred Blow, Ph.D., 2009 Dean’s Awardee for 2009 for Clinical & Health Services Research

The 2009 Dean’s Awards for Faculty included Department of Psychiatry faculty and Depression Center member Fred C. Blow, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, who won the Clinical & Health Services Research Award. Each year, Medical School faculty who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment in the areas of teaching, research, clinical care and community service are recognized by the

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