Welcome to PALS!

The Psychopathology and Allostatic load across the Life Span (PALS) network is a network of international academic centers that have come together to transform windows of vulnerability to mental and physical disorders into windows of neuroscientific advancement with diagnostic and therapeutic implications.


To view the full mission statement, click here. To learn more about the aims and goals of PALS, the different academic sites, and current events and projects, please explore the tabs located in the sidebar.

Recent Publications

January 2019 - "Dr. Bruce McEwen, whose work transformed our understanding of how the brain changes throughout life, died on January 2 at the age of 81. Best known for his studies on how stress hormones reshape neural circuits and brain structures, McEwen's work has profound implications for public healh, impacting conditions from normal aging to neurodegenerative disease, depression, and PTSD."   


Click here to read Rockefeller University's tribute to the great scientist and mentor.

December 2019 - Check out Dr. McEwen's review on Hormones and Behavior and the Integration of brain-body science, featured in the 50th anniversary edition of the Hormones and Behavior Journal.




Related Research:

April 2019: Drs. Tomasik, Lago and Vazquez-Bourgon have published a research letter on "Association of Insulin Resistance with Schizophrenia Polygenic Risk Score and Response to Antipsychotic Treatment. Read the full letter here.

Recent Events:

December 2019: Multiple members of the PALS Network presented research at the annual ACNP conference in Orlando, Florida.

Meet the Members!

Core Academic Centers

Affiliate Academic Centers

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