Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige was recently promoted from post-doctoral scholar to Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSD. Funded by the TRDRP New Investigator Award, Sandra will derive psychiatric phenotypes from electronic health records from one of the largest
Dr. Abraham Palmer presented the talk, “Using genome wide association studies in mice, rats and humans to gain molecular insights into behavioral and physiological traits” at the Progress in the Science of Medicine (PRISM) lecture series on April 8th.
Manuscript “Genomic Basis of Delayed Reward Discounting” accepted to the Behavioural Processes journal
Drs. Palmer and Sanchez-Roige are co-authors on the manuscript “Genomic Basis of Delayed Reward Discounting” that has been accepted to Behavioural Processes. Other co-authors are Joshua Gray, James MacKillop, Harriet de Wit. Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0376635718304704 Highlights from the paper: • Delayed reward discounting (DRD) is
Apurva Chitre gave a talk at the MEDINSPIRE, an international multidisciplinary medical conference hosted on 14th – 17th February 2019 in Mumbai, India. The talk title was “Genome wide association study of body weight, body mass index, adiposity, and fasting
The paper “Multidimensional latent structure of risk-related phenotypes in healthy young adults” has been accepted for publication in Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. Dr. Palmer was a co-author on this paper.
Abraham Palmer presented in a symposium at the Society For Research On Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting in San Francisco
Dr. Palmer gave a talk entitled “Collaboration with 23andMe to study the genetic basis of impulsivity: implications for smoking” at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) on Feb 21, 2019, as part of a session titled
Dr. Palmer visited 23andMe on February 20, 2019, and gave talk titled “Genetic approaches to understanding the biological basis of behavior”.
New R01 titled “Genetic Modulators of Glaucoma” has been awarded to Dr. Monica Jablonsky from UTHSC.
Dr. Palmer is a co-Investigator on the newly awarded R01 titled “Genetic Modulators of Glaucoma”. The PI is Dr. Monika Jablonski (Department of Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center). The grant will be
Manuscript “Electronic health records are the next frontier for the genetics of substance use disorders” by Sandra Sanchez-Roige and Abraham Palmer has been accepted to the journal Trends in Genetics.
Dr. Palmer has been interviewed in “Good Morning Sand Diego”. “Being willing to take risks is essential to success in the modern world,” said study co-author Abraham Palmer, PhD, professor of psychiatry and vice chair for basic research at UC San