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Ongoing challenges of families touched by mental illness

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

LLoyd Sederer, MDSpecial guest Lloyd Sederer, MD, medical director of the NY State Office of Mental Health, talks about the ongoing challenges of families touched by mental illness, and his new book The Family Guide to Mental Health Care.   What’s Up At Upstate: How to recognize mental illness in a loved one




Genetic study of schizophrenia

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
Mantosh J Dewan, MDChristopher P Morley, PhDMantosh Dewan, MD, distinguished service professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Upstate, is joined by Christopher Morley, PhD, associate professor of family medicine, public health, and psychiatry, and vice-chair for research in the Department of Family Medicine, will help us understand the genetics of psychiatric illnesses like schizophrenia.  Upstate is involved in the largest-ever case-control study of schizophrenia, and is actively seeking to recruit about 200 more healthy/unaffected subjects in the next few months.  For more information, call 315-464-6943 or email
Read the study: Genomic Psychiatry Cohort