The RAD Lab conducts research surrounding adolescent depression, mood disorders, self-harm, and suicide. In addition, the lab has a special focus on brain development across adolescence. 

If you are interested in participating in a study or would like more information, please contact us at [email protected] 

The lab has a number of active studies at any given time. See below for more information about current studies and opportunities:

Sexual Minority Mental Health

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  • 18-24 years of age
  • Non-heterosexual/non-cisgendered
  • Able to undergo an MRI scan

About the Study:

Sexual and gender minorities face additional stressors that contribute to psychopathology and altered stress response. This is an expansion of our pilot study that will inform us about the mental health of sexual and gender minorities. 

For more information, please visit our page dedicated to the Sexual and Gender Minority Mental Health Study