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2019 IOCDF Research Grant Opportunities!

The application window for the IOCDF 2019 Research Grant Awards is just around the corner.   Beginning in January, the IOCDF will be accepting applications! Full application guidelines will be posted soon on

First Pilot Grant Awarded

COARD, with support from the Brooke Professorship and the McKnight Brain Institute at UF, is delighted to announce the first pilot grant has been awarded to Dr. Nicola Sambuco to help forward his research. The next application acceptance is March 1st, 2019.

College Mental Health

Please join us as Dr. Michelle Riba presents “College Mental Health: Past, Present, Future”, Friday, November 30, 2018 from 12:00-1:00pm at the DeWeese Auditorium in the McKnight Brain Institute.

NNDC 10th Annual Conference

Dr. Kay Roussos-Ross, MD, presents three posters at the National Network of Depressions Centers 10th annual conference in Baltimore, MD, October 17-19, 2018. Impact of on-site perinatal mood disorder clinic in the diagnosis and management of perinatal mood disorders in obstetrics/gynecology Dana Roberson, BS; Amie…

First Travel Stipend Awarded

COARD awards travel stipend to Anthropology, 2nd year graduate student, Rebecca Henderson. She will present her “How Much is To Much: Moral Demarcations of Pathology in Hoarding Disorder” talk, at the American Anthropological Association conference in San Jose, CA November 14-18, 2018. …

Mini Medical School

Local Science Teachers to attend a one-day mini medical school workshop “Why We Worry, and Exploration of Anxiety”.

TL1 Training Grant

Are you a predoctoral student interested in clinical and translational research? The CTSI TL1 Predoctoral Training Program provides predoctoral trainees with the skills required to develop a career in multidisciplinary clinical and translational research. The program uses a team-science approach and provides mentoring and didactic training for predoctoral students performing clinical…

COARD Pilot Grants

The Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders (COARD), with support from the Brooke Professorship and the McKnight Brain Institute at UF, offers funding for pilot projects for trainees and junior faculty who are members of COARD and participating laboratories. Up to $25,000 per proposal is available.  The aim…

COARD Welcomes Catalina Lopez-Quintero

Catalina Lopez-Quintero is a Colombia-born physician-epidemiologist with medical public health research training and experience in drug use, mental health and HIV/AIDS epidemiology, including several epidemiological studies in Colombia, Israel and the United States. She completed her medical degree in Colombia, her master and Ph.D. studies in public…

COARD Welcomes Amir Erez, PhD

Dr. Erez earned his Ph.D. and M. S. at the Industrial and Labor Relations School at Cornell University. He attended the Hebrew University of Jerusalem where he earned his B. A. in Business Administration and Philosophy and an M. A. in Philosophy. His research focuses on how…