Research Collaborations

Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD) at Boston University

BCSC is collaborating on a funded study assessing the role of acute anxiety on neurocognitive performance.

Center for Early Detection, Assessment, & Response to Risk (CEDAR)

BCSC is working with CEDAR to develop a study on the effectiveness of DBT-PE for co-morbid PTSD and psychosis. For more information on CEDAR, visit their website.

Child Language Lab at Boston University

We are currently recruiting for a study on child language development. This research aims to improve interventions for teaching language skills to children with autism spectrum disorders. For more information about this study, click here.

Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Research Program and Ressler Neurobiology of Fear Lab at McLean Hospital

We are a recruitment site for the “Treatment as Usual” study for individuals undergoing empirically-based trauma treatment. The study aims to understand the biological underpinnings of PTSD and recovery, including pre-treatment biological markers that may predict recovery outcomes.

Harvard Stress and Development Lab

BCSC is collaborating on a study examining affective and neurobiological mechanisms linking childhood trauma with psychopathology in adolescence. For more information about this study, click here.

Pediatric Mood, Imaging, & NeuroDevelopment Program at McLean Hospital

We are collaborating on two NIMH studies to: (1) advance what is known about brain/behavior mechanisms underlying irritability in kids 8-15, and (2) understand why 10-17 year olds engage in non-suicidal self-injury/self-cutting and its risk for suicide compared to kids without any mental health concerns. For more informationm about these studies, click here.