Borderline Personality Disorder: Presenting a Neuroscience Research Orientation
A workgroup of experts in borderline personality disorder in the Department of Psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell has published a literature review and a direction for future research in BPD.
Improving Interventions for Mid- and Late-Life Depression
A $4 million, 4-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) enabled Weill Cornell Medicine investigators to found the Advanced Laboratory for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Mid- and Late-Life Depression (ALACRITY) Research Center.
Promoting New Directions in Suicide Prevention
Suicide rates have been rising in nearly every state, and in 2016, nearly 45,000 Americans died by suicide according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A Legacy of Accomplishment
During his tenure, Jack D. Barchas integrated the Manhattan and Westchester campuses, thereby advancing the excellence of both programs and establishing a comprehensive and nationally recognized psychiatric program.
Dr. Francis Lee Named Chair of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine
Francis S. Lee, a leading physician-scientist whose research focuses on anxiety disorders, succeeds Jack D. Barchas, MD, an early mentor of Dr. Lee who has served as chair of the department for 25 years and remains on faculty.