News Mentions for the week of June 10, 2024

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  • County of San Mateo

    County of San Mateo designates June 10-16 Loneliness Awareness Week

    At a recent meeting of the County of San Mateo Board of Directors, a proclamation designating the week of June 10 to June 16 as Loneliness Awareness Week was presented. Ranak Trivedi, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke about the high risks of social isolation and loneliness for people with serious illness and for family caregivers.

  • Business Insider

    Virtual reality could unlock better treatment for psychosis — a use case that's gaining traction globally

    The use of VR in healthcare stretches back to the early 1990s, when it was first tested as a treatment for anxiety. It's taken a while, but researchers are steadily building a case to prove that VR — especially in combination with more traditional therapeutic methods — can exponentially improve the lives of people with psychosis. Kim Bullock, clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is quoted.

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    Mind, body, and medicine: YogaX at Stanford Medicine

    YogaX at Stanford Medicine has recently received a new accreditation from the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) that will bring therapeutic yoga skills to health care providers who want to integrate yoga principles into their existing clinical practice.

  • News Center - Stanford Medicine

    Leanne Williams receives $18 million National Institutes of Health grant to diagnose and treat depression

    Leanne Williams will lead a project with co-PIs at the University of Illinois, Chicago, to define depression’s cognitive biotypes and create tools for clinicians to diagnose and treat patients.

  • Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute - Stanford Medicine

    Koret Human Neurosciences Community Lab Announces Inaugural Pilot Grants

    The Koret Human Neurosciences Community Lab at Wu Tsai Neuro awarded its inaugural pilot grants to ten innovative, cross-disciplinary projects to researchers of all career stages. Congratulations to researchers in our department - Peter van Roessel, Feng Vankee Lin, Sa Zhou, Adam Turnbull, and Corey Keller - who were all named as recipients in this round of funded projects!

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