Psychiatry Research

Accelerating discovery to produce impactful research that substantially reduces the burden of mental illness.

The University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry ranks in the top 20 in NIH research funding. It is home to a diverse faculty across a variety of disciplines and interests focusing on mental health across the life-span offering a variety of research participation and treatment options in the research setting.

The Department of Psychiatry is uniquely situated to take advantage of the multidisciplinary focus offered by Michigan Medicine including affiliated Centers and Institutes  which link researchers to schools and departments across Michigan Medicine and the University of Michigan community.

Our Department is making novel discoveries within the domains of basic, clinical, and policy research to improve mental health care. We offer research and training opportunities for highly-motivated individuals across disciplines and levels.