October 2018: We Are Hiring

We are looking for strong applicants to join our research team as graduate students for the 2019-2020 academic year! If interested see the "Join Us" tab at the top of this page. Additionally we are hiring a full time wet-lab technician. To apply: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/31943 . We are excited to get more hands on deck as we move forward with our grant funded projects this upcoming year!


August 2018: Lab Awarded R03 to Study Parental Depression and Early Origins of Disease in Children

NIH has awarded the lab an R03 grant to study how parental depression is associated with physical health in children. We are looking forward to working with our collaborators at the Center for Family Research on this project.


August 2018: Lab Awarded NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

We are grateful to the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for their support of our research on skin deep resilience, proinflammatory phenotypes, and depression risk in adolescents. Data collection for this project will begin in early 2019 - stay tuned for more details!


April 2018: We visited Minneapolis, MN for SRA Biennial Meeting

The Health and Development Lab members presented twice at the Society for Research on Adolescence in April, 2018. Our first project examined the association between hostility and attachment behaviors during a conflict task and adolescent social behavior. Our second project looked at how mother and adolescent conflict behaviors are associated with adolescent disruptive behavior symptoms. 


March 2018: We traveled to Louisville, KY for APS Annual Meeting

The Health and Development Lab members presented at the American Psychosomatic Society in March, 2018. Our presentations featured research linking attachment and loneliness in children with asthma and cytokine regulation. Cheers to a great conference, and we can't wait for next year! 


Two new graduate students to join the lab for fall 2017!

The Health and Development Lab is pleased to announce that two new graduate students, Sarah Lyle and Kelsey Corallo, will be joining the lab this fall. Welcome to the lab, Sarah and Kelsey!