Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Full Time Faculty
Bernadette M. Cortese, Ph.D.
Dr. Cortese’s research interests include the neurobiology of anxiety and related sleep problems. She has a Mentored Career Development Award (K01) from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the neuronal networks associated with odor-induced anxiety in veterans with combat-related PTSD. She is also either the principle investigator or co-investigator on several other funded projects evaluating the role of odors in anxiety and addiction.
Clinical and/or Research Expertise