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If you are interested in psychiatric research, the University of Maryland offers a wide range of experiences with world-class researchers, with a very active department which is highly ranked nationwide in research grants and contracts, as well as scholarly output producing many highly-cited articles in leading journals.

The Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC) on the Catonsville campus is internationally recognized for work in schizophrenia spectrum disorders, neuroscience, psychopathology, psychopharmacology, brain imaging and clinical trials.

At the downtown campus, the Division of Psychiatric Services Research (DPSR) conducts applied research and policy studies on the delivery of services to adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses as well as to children with serious affective or behavioral disturbances. The Translational Research Laboratories conducts research on mood and anxiety disorders, geriatrics and psychoneuroimmunology.

View a partial list of our faculty and some of their research interests.

For those entering residency with an MD/PhD degree, we offer a Physician Scientist Track that provides protected research time and mentoring.

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