Our research program provides a rounded experience for trainees from diverse training backgrounds and across various stages of career development. To support the development of translational scientists with interests in mood spectrum disorders across the lifespan, trainees may:

  • Learn how to perform semi-structured clinical interviews for mood disorders, and apply dimensional measures to track symptom response
  • Apply cognitive, neuroimaging, genetic, and biomarker assessments to the investigation of underlying mechanisms and risk factors for mood disorders¬†
  • Attend a weekly team meeting which involves didactic teaching on topics such as research based assessment of major depressive and bipolar disorders, and integrated case-based discussions
  • Participate in clinical trials (e.g. pharmacological interventions, psychotherapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation)¬†
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary scientists at Stanford and around the world

Stanford School of Medicine's 36th Annual Medical Student Research Symposium in April 2019

Pictured: Manpreet Singh, Akua Nimarko, Sarthak Angal, Esther Rah, and Yvonne Lu