A recent article by Wency Leung at The Globe and Mail discusses why loneliness is so bad for the human body. The article is titled “Why is loneliness so toxic? Scientists are exploring what it does to the human body,” and highlights
Palmer Lab Research Highlighted as One of the Top Advancements & Breakthroughs by BBR Foundation Grantees in 2017
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presented the Palmer Lab with honors for one of the Top Advancements & Breakthroughs by Foundation Grantees in 2017. This list illustrates some of the major research achievements by BBRF grantees over the past
The article, “Genome-wide association study of delay discounting in 23,217 adult research participants of European ancestry” written by Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige, was published in Nature Neuroscience. The recently published article has garnered significant attention in various news and social media
Drs. Amanda Barkley-Levenson and Sandra Sanchez-Roige each attended the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 2017 meeting in Palm Springs, CA. The meeting took place December 3-7, 2017. Dr. Sanchez-Roige presented a poster titled ‘Using Genome-Wide Association Studies to Explore the Role
Dr. Abraham Palmer spoke at the School of Medicine Seminar Series at the University of Utah on Tuesday November 28th, 2017. His talk was titled “Using the quantitative genetics toolbox to identify new ways to treat mental illness.”
The Second Shaanxi Province Silk Road Forum of Young Scholars was held on November 15-17, 2017 in Xi’an, China. Dr. Jianjun Gao was invited to present his research with a talk entitled, “A cost-effective pipeline of genome-wide SNP calling from
The article written by Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige entitled “The genetics of human personality” was accepted for publication in Genes, Brain and Behavior. Abraham Palmer is a co-author on the paper. Congratulations, Sandra!
Article co-authored by Abraham Palmer & Jianjun Gao was accepted for publication in Psychiatry Research
The article, “Genetic Analysis of Impulsive Personality Traits: Examination of A Priori Candidates and Genome-wide Variation,” is in press and will be published in Psychiatry Research. Abraham Palmer & Jianjun Gao are co-authors and other authors include Joshua Gray, James MacKillop, Jessica
Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige gave a talk at the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics entitled, “Genome-Wide Association Study of Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) Scores in an Unselected Cohort of 20,328 Research Participants of European Ancestry: Rs41973904 and Beyond.” The
Congratulations to Yu-yu for setting a new American record and unofficially breaking a world record in weight lifting! He deadlifted 340kg, which is 15kg over the current world record. Check out the article about him here!