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Transformative science for social change.





Our Mission

Our mission is to improve well-being, promote resilience, and mitigate the effects of early adverse experiences on physical and emotional health by translating discoveries in basic neuroscience, psychology, and related disciplines.

Our Expertise

Our work spans the spectrum from basic science to policy work and program development. Click on a content area to learn more, or visit our projects page to see our full portfolio.

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Committed to the Cause

Cross-discipline collaboration to maximize impact! Researchers with specialties in basic neuroscience methods such as neuroimaging, neuroendocrine research, and psychophysiology collaborate with those interested in evidence-based prevention and intervention programs.


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UO Lab work

This represents a new way of going about intervention development and a whole new framework for thinking about clinical sciences
– Elliot Berkman


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Online Masters in Psychology

Evidence-based program evaluation, neuroscience, and research skills training tailored for the working professional. Program launches Winter 2021. Now accepting applications.


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Cutting Edge Translational Science

The research world is constantly churning out valuable information with the potential to change people’s lives. But how does that information…
In a study, people responded to messages that resonated with them personally—up to a certain extent. The results could help shape responses to future…
The Center for Translational Neuroscience will offer an evidence-based mentor training workshop series for primary investigators (PIs) September 2020…

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