IBG graduate student Maia Frieser, faculty Fellow Scott Vrieze, and colleague published a meta analysis reporting that after genetic testing carriers of genetic risk factors for complex diseases show significant behavior changes after six months when compared to noncarriers.
Associate Professor of Integrative Physiology and IBG Faculty Fellow, Matt McQueen, received the 2018 Boulder Faculty Assembly Award for leadership and service: "Through his research at the Institute for Behavioral Genetics at CU Boulder, he started studying addiction, impulsivity and disinhibition. He also directs the Public Health Program and Epidemiology Laboratory."
IBG researchers Alta du Pont, Soo Rhee, and colleagues find that the association between dyadic (e.g., marital) adjustment and symptoms of depression and anxiety is largely due to common nonshared environmental influences, such as partners’ characteristics.
IBG graduate student, Richard Border , and IBG Faculty Fellow, Dr. Soo Rhee , and their colleagues report on the strikingly high risk of early death among teens with conduct disorder and substance abuse. Original article in Addiction CU Boulder Today article Science Daily article