Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Department faculty are actively researching topics related to aging and cognitive functioning such as the acute and delayed effects of estrogen therapies on cognition and the risk of dementia, how aging affects normal cognition, how physical and cognitive exercises affect cognitive functioning, the impact of an aggressive antihypertensive treatment affects cognitive functioning and the risk of dementia, ethnic differences in the risk of cognitive decline, and the impact of cognitive enhancer medications on cognitive deficits following radiation therapy for brain tumors.
To learn more about Department of Psychiatry research studies, click on our Studies Recruiting to view research projects currently enrolling. We welcome opportunities for the development of research collaborations. Please feel free to contact our faculty regarding opportunities for collaboration or call our project managers at 336-716-9234 or 336-716-5113.