Research Facilities and Support
The state-of-the-art clinical and basic research facilities in the Department of Psychiatry comprise over 120,000 square feet, much of it in new or recently renovated buildings.
- Over 20,000 square feet devoted to laboratory space
- Core research facilities, including:
- Rodent Behavior Core
- DNA sequencing and microarray cores
- New state-of-the-art imaging facilities, including one of the nation’s first 7-Tesla MRIs
- Dallas Brain Collection for schizophrenia research
- Mouse MRI Core Facility
Support for our research comes from public and private sources.
- More than $10 million per year in NIH-sponsored research, including five center or program grants and four institutional training grants.
- 16 endowed chairs and professorships, as well as two endowed centers and various other endowment funds.
- An additional $3 million per year in research support from other sources (pharmaceutical companies, foundations).