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Bridging Gaps in Female Mental Health Research with ENIGMA-Neuroendocrinology Working Group

In Jena, Germany, Carina Heller from the Department of Clinical Psychology at Friedrich Schiller University is leading a team focused on mental health research. They collaborate with the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at Jena University Hospital and the Center for Intervention and Research on adaptive and maladaptive brain Circuits underlying mental health (C-I-R-C) in Halle. The German Center for Mental Health (DZPG) in Jena-Magdeburg-Halle also supports their work.

Meanwhile, Zora Kikinis from the Psychiatry Neuroimaging Laboratory at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA is involved in psychiatric research. In Oslo, Norway, Claudia Barth from the Department of Psychiatric Research at Diakonhjemmet Hospital contributes to the understanding of mental health.

In Australia, researchers such as Tim J. Silk and Nandita Vijayakumar from Deakin University and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne are studying early emotional development in children. Nandita Vijayakumar also works at the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne.

In Spain, Susana Carmona and Magdalena Martínez-García from the Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Gregorio Marañón and Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM) in Madrid are engaged in mental health research.

Finally, Nicole Petersen leads research on mental health at both the Imaging Genetics Center at the University of Southern California in Marina del Rey and the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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