Trauma and Health Research on Immunity, Vitality and Emotions

Aoife O'Donovan, Ph.D. | UCSF

November 22, 2022: Coverage of our Translational Psychiatry paper, which is the first to show worse outcomes of COVID-19 in patients with PTSD.

April 25, 2022: Coverage of our study that is the first to link psychiatric disorders with increased risk for breakthrough infections of COVID-19 after vaccination.

March 3, 2022: Congratulations to Dr. Kristen Nishimi for winning the 2022 UCSF Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds Trainee Research Award!

THRIVE Lab Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Kristen Nishimi wins Trainee Award from UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Nishimi has been conducting groundbreaking work focused on understanding experiences of people with PTSD during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the news article from UCSF here

THRIVE Lab is accepting Postdoctoral Fellows for start dates in 2023

Please reach out to Dr. O'Donovan as soon as possible if you are interested in working with us in San Francisco. We can accept fellowship applications through the following programs.

The MIRECC Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mental Illness Research and Treatment

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The VA Advanced Fellowship in Psychiatric Research/Neurosciences

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The VA Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women's Health

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​For applicants not eligible for these fellowships, please contact Dr. O'Donovan ([email protected]) for information on other options.