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SF Zoo meets sensory-inclusive goal

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities and UF Health CAN helped make Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo sensory-inclusive certified zoo!…

Study reveals that many psychiatric disorders arise from common genes

Many distinct psychiatric diseases share a common genetic structure, according to new research by the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, an international team of investigators that includes scientists at the University of Florida led by Carol Mathews, M.D., director of UF’s Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related…

COARD Awards Multiple Pilot Grants

Congratulations, Marek Schwendt, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Binh Nguyen, Graduate Student in the Department of Neuroscience, have been chosen as the recipients of the research pilot grant for November 2019. COARD, with support from the Brooke Professorship and the McKnight Brain Institute at UF, is…

Free parenting strategies for children with anxiety

You are invited to learn more about parenting strategies for children with anxiety at a free workshop sponsored by the Alachua County Council of PTAs and Alachua County Public Schools. Speakers from the University of Florida Department of Psychiatry and Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource Systems will provide information on…

OCD Awareness Week Mural

COARD Undergraduate Division painted a section of the 34th street mural in support of the OCD awarness week. Thank you to Sherman Williams and Home Depot of Gainesville for donating the paint. Image Gallery…

Screening of Life Animated

Join us at the Hippodrome, October 7th, during Mental Illness Awareness Week for a screening of Life, Animated with a discussion following the screening with the Director & Associate Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, UF Gainesville. Admission is FREE to the public.

TAA YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

The Tourette Association of America aims to encourage early career researchers to invest their efforts and expertise in increasing the biological understanding of Tourette Syndrome, pursuing clinical research aimed at improving patient care, and developing and testing new therapies. To this end, the TAA is offering Young Investigator Awards in…