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Parents and Adolescents Needed

Are you a parent of a 13- to 17-year-old child? Has your child been experiencing sad or irritable moods? Has he/she lost interest in his/her activities? Each pair will: participate in interviews, do computer activities, and the child may possibly have a brain scan. Requirements: Must have a son or daughter ages 13-17 years who

Leanne Williams

Lea is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and holds a joint position with the VA Palo Alto MIRECC. She is Director of the Panlab personalized neuroscience lab, and the lab spans both Stanford and MIRECC sites. Her research programs are aimed at developing a neural circuit model of mental disorder, one that can

Manpreet K. Singh

Dr. Singh is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Pediatric Mood Disorders Program in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford. Her time is divided among the clinical, research, and teaching missions of department. She leads an interdisciplinary team of child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, child and

Tiffany Ho

Tiffany received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego in 2012. In her graduate work, Tiffany combined quantitative cognitive-behavioral modeling with psychophysics and task-based fMRI to understand perceptual decision making/visual attention in healthy young adults. As a postdoc at the University of California, San Francisco, Tiffany is continuing and expanding this

Kathryn Humphreys

Kathryn (Kate) Humphreys received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2014, and completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Tulane University School of Medicine with a focus on Infant Mental Health. Kate is broadly interested in the development of psychopathology. Her work has largely centered

Elena Goetz Davis

Elena received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Duke University in 2015 and completed her clinical internship at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Elena is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences through a National Institute of Mental Health T32 Institutional Fellowship, and she works jointly with Ian

Eileen Williams

Eileen grew up in St. Louis, MO and is currently an undergraduate studying Psychology and Mathematics at Stanford University. She joined the Gotlib lab in January of 2012 and is currently working as a research assistant, focusing on neural correlates of suicidality in depressed adolescents. She has also studied reward processing in depressed adults, and

Laura Austin

Laura is an undergraduate senior at Stanford, majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in The Scientific and Social Aspects of Mental Illness. In addition to working as a research assistant, where she assists with studies on adolescent depression, Laura is pursuing an honors thesis examining how comorbidity of anxiety in depressed adolescents relates to

Lucy King

Lucy is a graduate student in the Stanford Mood and Anxiety Disorders Laboratory. She is broadly interested in the enduring consequences of early life stress on mental health. Her research focuses on the biological mechanisms that confer risk for emotional and behavioral problems in contexts of adversity, as well as the factors that foster resilience,

Akua Nimarko

Akua is a first-year graduate student in the Neurosciences PhD Program. She is interested in the neural basis of major depressive disorder (MDD). Akua graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and Psychology. Outside of lab, Akua enjoys listening to music, watching movies, dancing, and hanging out with