Press & Media

Media coverage, interviews, and invited lectures about the Palmer Lab’s research are listed below.

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Media Coverage & Interviews

Interview about a new GWAS for risk tolerance

Good Morning Sand Diego (KUSI)

January 22, 2019

What Does It Take To Beat Addiction
“Spit,” an iHeartRadio podcast
November 14, 2018

What Role Genes Play for Marijuana Use interview
September 10, 2018

Let’s get personal
Stone Brewing, Taste of Science festival in San Diego
April 26, 2018

Why is loneliness so toxic?
The Globe and Mail
January 25, 2018

A Faster Antidepressant
May 25, 2017

Faster than Prozac
Drug Development News
May 17, 2017

More powerful than Prozac? UC researchers target brain enzyme in mice.
The Sacramento Bee
April 03, 2017

Mouse Study Identifies New Method for Treating Depression
UC San Diego Health
March 21, 2017

Search for better way to fight depression
The CW6

March 21, 2017

Do These Genes Make Me Lonely? ♫♫
Inside Higher Ed
November 29, 2016

UCSD Named World’s 15th Best University by U.S. News and World Report
UC San Diego News Center
October 25, 2016

La soledad y los avances de la ciencia sobre sus aspectos hereditarios ♫♫
Voces RCN Radio
October 11, 2016

The Genetics of Loneliness ♫♫
KSWB Fox 5 (San Diego)
October 01, 2016

¿Los genes de la soledad?
Genética Médica
September 27, 2016

You Can Inherit Loneliness
Huffington Post
September 23, 2016

Feeling lonely? It could be in your DNA
September 23, 2016

Genetic Background Limits Generalizability of Genotype-Phenotype Relationships
September 21, 2016

Your Genes Might be the Reason for Your Loneliness, Study Suggests
Nature World News
September 21, 2016

Should Single Strains Suffice? ♫♫
Neuron/Cell Press Video Abstracts
September 09, 2016

Getting Ahead with GWAS
August 2016

Novel Technique Could Help Discover Genes Linked to Complex Traits in Any Animal Model
Health Medicine Network
July 06, 2016

Complex Mouse Behaviors Linked to Genes that Influence Them
Bioscience Technology
July 05, 2016

New Technique Helps Link Complex Mouse Behaviors to Genes that Influence Them
Science Daily
July 04, 2016

New Technique Helps Link Complex Mouse Behaviors to the Genes that Influence Them
UC San Diego Health Newsroom
July 04, 2016

Delayed Discounting & Impulsivity ♫♫
KSL NewsRadio: The Browsers
December 19, 2015

Are You Impulsive? Blame Your Genes
Neuroscience News
December 8, 2015

Neuroscience at a turning point
Medicine on the Midway
Spring 2015

Amgen’s Icelandic DNA Quest
Bloomberg Business
March 25, 2015

NIH Proceeds with Caution on Sex Balance in Biomedical Studies
Scientific American
October 28, 2014

NGS and GWAS are Driving Advancements in Psychiatric Genetics Research
Illumina iCommunity Newsletter
October 2014

University of Chicago Establishes National Center to Study Genetics of Drug Abuse in Rats
Science Life
October 9, 2014

Health Researchers Will Get $10.1 Million to Counter Gender Bias in Studies
The New York Times
September 23, 2014

Fighting Gender Bias in Research
Science Life
September 23, 2014

Your Genes, Your Brain
Groks Science Radio Show
May 7, 2014

Genetic Predisposition to Liking Amphetamine Reduces Risk of Schizophrenia and ADHD
Science Life
April 8, 2014

Enjoy the Feeling of Adderall? You May Be Less Likely to Develop ADHD
Popular Science
April 7, 2014

Liking Amphetamine Linked to Reduced Risk of Mental Disorders
The Scientist
April 7, 2014

Gene May Link to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Researchers Say
Medill Reports
June 5, 2013

Slew of New Caffeinated Food Products Has FDA Jittery
The Washington Post
June 1, 2013

If Caffeine Can Boost the Memory of Bees, Can It Help Us, Too? ♫♫
National Public Radio: All Things Considered
March 7, 2013

What You Should Know About Caffeine ♫♫
Minnesota Public Radio: News
December 19, 2012

Not Just for Coffee Anymore: The Rise of Caffeinated Foods ♫♫
National Public Radio: All Things Considered
December 17, 2012

Stress: The Roots of Resilience
Nature: News Feature
October 10, 2012

Old Gene Has New Role in Anxiety, Researchers Say
Medill Reports
June 6, 2012

A New Model for Anxiety …and More
Science Life
May 15, 2012

Mystery Gene Reveals New Mechanism for Anxiety Disorders
Science Daily
May 15, 2012

The Genetics of Normal
Science Life
April 11, 2011

Caffeine Fiend? Could Be a Gene Thing (or Two)
Science News
April 6, 2011

A Meeting of the Minds of Mice
Environmental Health Perspectives
July 2006


Lectures & Talks

Chalk Talk: What is the most important question you work on? ♫♫
Big Ideas Generator – Spring Kickoff
May 14, 2014

Reversing Genetics (Again) ♫♫
Psychiatric Genomics Consortium
November 8, 2013

  Using Intermediate Phenotypes to Bridge the Gap Between Human and Mouse Genetics ♫♫
Center for Contextual Genetics and Prevention Science 2nd Annual Symposium
June 23 – 24, 2011