Audrey Tyrka studies the interaction of neurobiological and psychosocial factors in the development of mood and anxiety disorders, as well as novel treatment approaches for these disorders. The ultimate goal of this work is to understand the risk and protective factors for mood and anxiety disorders in order to develop better approaches toward prevention and treatment.
Dr. Tyrka received her MD and PhD in medicine and psychology through a combined program at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed a psychiatry residency at Brown Medical School and further research training in clinical neuroscience at the Mood Disorders Research Program and Laboratory for Clinical Neuroscience at Butler Hospital and Brown University. Dr. Tyrka is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown, and Director of the Laboratory for Clinical and Translational Neuroscience at Butler Hospital.
AUDREY TYRKA, MD, PhD
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