Anxiety-Mood Disorders

 
 
 

Fellowship Title:

Bipolar Disorder Research Training Fellowship

Fellowship Description:

This NIMH-funded Research Center strives to conduct state-of-the-art research that is clinically meaningful and tailored to the needs of our patient populations.  We are dedicated to improving clinical outcomes of underserved patients with mood disorders, particularly those presenting with rapid cycling bipolar disorder, co-occurring anxiety and substance misuse/abuse, and legal complications, co-occurring “metabolic” disorders, and members of the Ohio National Guard.

A fellowship position in bipolar disorder is currently available in Adult Psychiatry under the mentorship of Joseph R. Calabrese, MD.  This position is a 1-2 year mentored clinical research fellowship to prepare board eligible psychiatrists for an academic career in the therapeutics of bipolar disorder. Candidates interested in dedicating themselves to a successful academic research career with emphasis on external funding from the NIMH are encouraged to apply.

The Fellow will be the recipient of 1) a specialized research curriculum; 2) specific training on methods and statistics; 3) mentoring by NIMH-funded program faculty with an emphasis on manuscript preparation, scientific presentation, and grant writing; and 4) experiential learning involving the operational management of an NIMH-funded research infrastructure.

Interested candidates should email their curriculum vitae and statement of interest to Joseph R. Calabrese, MD at the email listed below.

Web Address:

 http://www.case.edu/mdp

Email:

joseph.calabrese@uhhospitals.org

Contact:

Joseph R. Calabrese, M.D.
Co-Director, NIMH Center for Bipolar Disorders Research
Case School of Medicine/University Hospitals of Cleveland
Department of Psychiatry
10524 Euclid Avenue, 12th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 844-2865

 

 

Fellowship Title:

Columbia University Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Brain Stimulation

Fellowship Description:

Federally funded postdoctoral fellowship available immediately (start date flexible) at the Columbia University Brain Stimulation and Therapeutic Division. The fellow will receive extensive hands-on training in the available brain stimulation tools, including repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), magnetic seizure therapy (MST), deep brain stimulation (DBS), transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), and novel forms of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).  These tools are applied in clinical and preclinical settings. The fellow will participate in a range of studies using brain stimulation as a probe of brain function, as a complement to functional imaging to map circuitry (TMS/fMRI and TMS/PET), and as a putative treatment for psychiatric disorders such as depression, OCD, panic, schizophrenia, depersonalization, autism, and cerebral palsy. Facilities include the Technology Development Laboratory for the development of novel TMS devices and coils, Cognition Laboratory for preclinical studies in animal models, Noninvasive Neuromodulation Neuroscience laboratory for studies in healthy volunteers, and Brain Behavior Clinic for clinical trials.  Fellow must have a  PhD in neuroscience, psychology physiology, or engineering, and/or have completed a US residency in psychiatry or neurology. This is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send CV and references to contact below.

Web Address:

 http://www.brainstimulation.columbia.edu/

Email:

slisanby@columbia.edu

Contact:

Sarah H Lisanby, MD
Director, Brain Stimulation and Therapeutic Modulation Division
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University / New York State Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 21
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 543-5568
Fax: (212) 543-6056
e-mail:
slisanby@columbia.edu 




Fellowship Title:

Fellowship in Anxiety and Mood Disorders Clinical Research

Fellowship Description:

This program, under the leadership of Dr. Thomas W. Uhde, consists of a core curriculum of solid clinical and research experience, and leads to a Master's in Psychiatry (for interested candidates). Current research involves the mechanics of sleep panic disorder, PET imaging of benzodiazepine receptors in anxious patients, studies of regional blood flow responses to anxiogenic medication, and evaluation of beta-blockers in social phobia. Fellows will work with a primary mentor during the two-year experience.

Web Address:

 http://psychiatry1.med.wayne.edu

Email:

mtancer@med.wayne.edu

Contact:

Manuel E. Tancer, M.D.
Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
University Health Center - 9B
4201 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48207
313-577-1673
313-577-5900 (fax)




Fellowship Title:

Research Fellowship in Affective, Anxiety, and Eating Disorders

Fellowship Description:

A two- to three-year fellowship focusing on the skills necessary to become a full-time academic researcher in psychiatry. The training includes an intensive, supervised research experience with a mentor and didactic courses in statistics, research design, research techniques, and practical issues in clinical research.

Web Address:

 

Email:

spr2@columbia.edu

Contact:

Steven P. Roose, M.D.
New York State Psychiatric Institute
P.I. 98
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
212-543-5749
212-543-5607 (fax)




Fellowship Title:

Research Fellowship in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

Fellowship Description:

The fellowship focuses on research and clinical training in post-traumatic stress disorders. Laboratory and field research complements the research strategies. Research training includes didactic seminars and tutorials. Clinical experience with trauma disorders and consultation to disaster communities is provided. Strong emphasis is placed on the integration of biological, psychological, and social variables. For military applicants, stipend is based on assignment to the university. Civilian applicants are considered for funding under NIMH and Department of Defense research grants.

Web Address:

 http://www.centerforthestudyoftraumaticstress.org/

Email:

rursano@usuhs.mil

Contact:

Robert J. Ursano, M.D.
Prof/Chair, Dept of Psychiatry
USUHS
Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University
School of Medicine
4301 Jones Bridge Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone 301-295-3293
Fax 301-319-6965




Fellowship Title:

Mood and Personality Disorders Research Fellowships

Fellowship Description:

This program is a comprehensive, research-oriented evaluation and treatment program for Affective and Personality Disorders. Research experiences offered in neuroimaging, genetics, psychotherapy and pharmacological treatment trials for personality disorder.

Web Address:

 

Email:

marianne.goodman@med.va.gov

Contact:

Marianne Goodman, M.D.
Bronx VAMC/ Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
130 West Kingsbridge Road
Bronx , NY  10468
718-584-9000 ext. 5188




Fellowship Title:

Research Fellowships in Affective & Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia and Late-Life Disorders

Fellowship Description:

Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. These fellowships are two to three year NIMH Sponsored programs to prepare promising candidates with the M.D. and/or PhD degree(s) for a career as an independent investigator. By working closely with faculty mentors, candidates receive intensive research training in basic, translational, and/or clinical research related to psychiatric disorders.  Research training is augmented by appropriate courses in statistics, research design, translational neuroscience, ethics and grant writing. Deadline for receipt of application: December 1, 2008 for positions to begin on July 1, 2009. However, some positions may be available sooner. Applicants should send a resume to and/or request an application/brochure from Steven P. Roose, M.D. at the contact information listed below.

Columbia University is an AA/EEO employer especially interested in recruiting minorities, women and people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Web Address:

 

Email:

spr2@columbia.edu

Contact:

Stephen P. Roose, MD
Department of Psychiatry
Columbia University
1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 98
New York, NY 10032.
Telephone: (212) 543-5749
FAX: (212) 543-6100




Fellowship Title:

WPA/Pittsburgh University Fellowship

Fellowship Description:

The World Psychiatric Association, as part of its Action Plan 2008-2011, has launched a programme of research fellowships for early-career psychiatrists from low- or lower-middle income countries, in collaboration with internationally recognized Centers of Excellence in Psychiatry.

Within this programme, the World Psychiatric Association is funding a research fellowship at the Department of Psychiatry & Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UMPC).

The successful candidate will spend one year at the UMPC, and will be expected to conduct research in the field of mood disorders.

Applications are invited from psychiatrists less than 40 years of age or with less than five years elapsed since completion of residency training. The list of eligible countries (low- or lower-middle income countries) is available on the World Bank website (
http://www.worldbank.org/).

The fellowship holder will receive a subsidy of 30,000 Euros plus coverage of travel expenses (economy class). He/she will commit himself/herself to report to the World Psychiatric Association about the results of his/her activity, and to apply in his/her country of origin what he/she has learnt.

Applicants should submit by e-mail their curriculum vitae to the WPA Secretariat (
wpasecretariat@wpanet.org). The deadline for applications is June 30, 2009.

Web Address:

 http://www.wpanet.org

Email:

wpasecretariat@wpanet.org

Contact: