ADAPT: Active Awards
National Institute of Health, R01MH094650 Project Title: Frontal-Subcortical Development, Movement Abnormalities, and Risk for Psychosis Principal Investigator: Vijay A. Mittal, Ph.D. Project Period: 06/01/2011-02/29/2018 Total Direct Cost: $1,820,544 Co-Is: Randal Ross, M.D., Marie Banich Ph.D., Mark Brown Ph.D. Goal: Investigate spontaneous movement abnormalities as a potential biomarker for white matter and grey matter development components of frontal-subcortical circuits, in adolescents at high-risk for psychosis.
National Institute of Mental Health Translational Research for the Development of Novel Interventions for Mental Disorders: R21/R33 Award, MH103231 Project Title: Exercise and markers of medial temporal health in youth at ultra high-risk for psychosis. Principal Investigators: Vijay Mittal, Ph.D., Angela Bryan Project Period: 07/2014-6/2019 Total Direct Costs: $850,000 Co-I: Randal Ross, M.D. Goal: To test feasibility and to design a pilot controlled trial investigation of cardiovascular exercise and medial temporal neurogenesis and cognitive/functioning remediation in youth at high-risk for schizophrenia.
National Institute of Mental HealthR21 MH 110374 Project Title: Neural Habituation in Ultra High-Risk Youth Principal Investigators: Vijay Mittal, Ph.D. Project Period: 04/2017-3/2019 Total Direct Costs: $275,000 Co-Is: Tim Curran, Ph.D., Holly Earls, Ph.D. Goal: Evaluate timing of affective recognition deficits in youth at clinical high-risk for psychosis.
Brain Behavior Research Foundation Independent Investigator Award. (NARSAD) Project Title: Brain stimulation targeting cerebellar-cortical circuits and verbal working memory in psychosis PI: Vijay Mittal, Ph.D. Project Period: 9/15/2017-8/2019 Total Direct Costs: $99,000 Co-I: Jessica Bernard Goal: A functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), double-blind cross over study designed to determine if targeted cerebellar brain stimulation will normalize brain activation and behavioral task performance in individuals with schizophrenia performing a verbal working memory task.
Buffett Institute for Global Study, Scholars in Israel Collaboration P.Is Matthew Goldrick, Vijay Mittal, Emily Cibelli, Joseph Keshet, Yossi Adi, Jennifer Cole Date: 06/2017-5/2017 Total Award: $25,000 A Multidisciplinary Approach to Predicting Schizophrenia Goal: To use machine learning to evaluate movement markers of risk for psychosis.
Northwestern Weinberg College Research and Innovation Grant (W Award) Project Title: Using motor control disruptions in speech to predict risk for psychotic disorders Principle Investigator: Emily Cibelli, Matthew Goldrick (Department of Linguistics); Vijay Mittal Direct Costs: $35,000 Project Period: 9/2017-8/2018 Goal: To develop software for analyzing speech patterns indicating increased risk for psychosis.
Current Mentored Awards
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Doctoral Foreign Study Award Project Title: Cortical Midline Structures and Self-Reflection in youth at ultra-high risk for psychosis Principle Investigator:Raffles Cowan Dates: 9/2017-8/2020 Mentors: Dan McAdams, Vijay Mittal
Northwestern Data Science Initiative Award Project Title: Automated analysis of vocal characteristics for early detection of schizophrenia Project Period: 06/2016-05/2017 Principle Investigator: Emily Cibelli, Ph.D. Matthew Goldrick, Ph.D. Vijay Mittal, Ph.D. Total Direct Costs: $30,000 Goal: To Evaluate early motor dysfunction in speech signifying risk for psychosis.
Intermountain Neuroimaging Consortium (INC) Pilot Award Project Title: Default Mode Network Hyperconnectivity Across theSchizophrenia Spectrum PI: Vijay Mittal and Jessica Turner Project Period: 2012-2013 Goal: To examine potential hyperconnectivity patterns across the psychosis spectrum
National Institute of Health (NIH) Clinical Research Loan Repayment Award (2009-2012) NIH- L30 MH087258:01-02 Project Title: Dyskinetic Movements and Glucocorticoids in Adolescents At-Risk for Psychosis Principal Investigator: Vijay A. Mittal, Ph.D. Goal: This project is designed to investigate the roles between stress reactivity, reciprocal dopamine activation, and potentially consequent neuromotor dysfunction
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) National Research Service Award (NRSA)/Training NIMH NRSA T32 MH14584-33 Principal Investigator: Keith Nuechterlein, Ph.D. University of California Los Angeles, Department of Psychology Role: Postdoctoral Fellow
Past Mentored Awards
Brain Behavior Research Foundation: NARSAD Young Investigator Award Project Title: Cerebello Prefrontal Involvement in Error Processing and Rule Learning in Youth at Ultra High-Risk for Psychosis Principle Investigator Jessica Bernard, Ph.D. Project Period: 1/1/2015-1/1/2017 Total Direct Costs: $60,000 Mentor: Vijay Mittal, Ph.D. Co Mentor: Banich
National Research Service Award (NRSA), 1F31MH100821-01A1 Project Title: The neural basis of social cognition in adolescence Project Period: 10/01/2013-9/30/2016 Principle Investigator Andrea Pelletier, M.A. Mentor: Vijay Mittal, Ph.D. Co-Mentors: Tor Wager, Jessica Turner
National Research Service Award (NRSA) 1F32MH102898-01 Project Title: Cerebellar contributions to disease course in youth at high-risk of psychosis Project Period: 10/01/2013-9/30/2015 Principle Investigator: Jessica Bernard, Ph.D. Mentor: Vijay Mittal, Ph.D. Co-Mentor: Marie Banich, Jessica Turner