Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care

Despite great progress in uncovering the underlying mechanisms of many diseases over the last several decades, modern medicine has just begun to understand the human brain—the body’s most complex system and medicine’s greatest mystery.

Our Vision

A future free from the burden of depression.

Our Mission

  • Transform the diagnosis and treatment of depression and bipolar disorder
  • Revolutionize our understanding of the biological causes of depression and bipolar disorder
  • Accelerate scientific discovery
  • Disseminate new findings to real practice

Our Research

For more than two decades, Dr. Madhukar Trivedi and his colleagues at UT Southwestern Medical Center have conducted cutting-edge research to improve the treatment of depression, including the largest study-to-date examining appropriate treatment sequences for depression.

COVID-19 Update

CDRC COVID-19 Support Line

For information about COVID-19, mental health resources, or referrals in the DFW Metroplex, call and speak with one of our licensed clinicians.

Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. CST

Call 214-648-7355

A full list of COVID-19 mental health resources can be found here.

Read a letter from Dr. Trivedi about our COVID-19 resources here