The Center for Behavioral Health conducts state-of-the-art research studies on the causes and treatments for psychiatric disorders. Our main focus of studies is developing biomarkers such as functional and structural brain imaging measures, which can help in diagnosis and treatment planning for mood disorders. Other areas of interest are adolescent mood disorders and suicidality, transgender issues, women’s health, role of the microbiome in psychiatric illnesses, use of ketamine and similar treatments for treatment resistant depression ad using brain stimulation to treat substance use disorders. The research team comprises of research psychiatrists and psychologists, clinical coordinators and data scientists. Studies are funded primarily from National Institutes of Health but also from industry, private foundations and philanthropy.