placebo responding

June 2016 Accomplishments

  • The team composed of Dr. Andrew Winokur (UConn Health), Dr. Irving Kirsch, as well as SHARP members Rebecca Acabchuk and Blair T. Johnson has been awarded a grant from a University of Connecticut competition hosted by the Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP) and UConn Health (Psychiatry). Their project will focus on placebo responding in antidepressant trials. Congratulations, SHARP!
  • Hayley Vanessa MacDonald has accepted a tenure-track assistant professorship at the University of Alabama. Congratulations, Hayley, we’re proud of you and wish you all the best!
  • Rebecca Acabchuk successfully defended her doctoral dissertation in UConn’s Department of Physiology and Neurobiology. Congratulations, Becky!