CAUSALab News

Alejandro Szmulewicz: Winner of the 2022 Young Investigator Grant by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

CAUSALab researcher and Postdoc Fellow, Alejandro Szmulewicz, has been awarded the 2022 Young Investigator Grant by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. The BBRF Young Investigator Grant provides support for the most promising young scientists. Alejandro was recognized for his participation in the creation of an international consortium of cohorts of individuals with early psychosis: the FEP-CAUSAL Collaboration that is used as a platform for target trial emulations.

Gonzalo Martinez-Ales - Winner of the 2022 Young Investigator Grant by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

CAUSALab researcher and Postdoc Fellow, Gonzalo Martinez-Ales, has been awarded the 2022 Young Investigator Grant by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. The BBRF Young Investigator Grant provides support for the most promising young scientists. Gonzalo’s project on Suicide Prevention will use target trial emulation to estimate the comparative effectiveness of antidepressants for post-discharge suicide prevention.

Emma McGee – Winner of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center (EWSC) PhD Fellowship

Emma McGee, CAUSALab researcher and PhD student, has been awarded the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center (EWSC) PhD Fellowship from the Broad Institute. This competitive fellowship recognizes PhD students doing exceptional work in causal inference, machine learning, and human biology. The fellowship funds 100% of Emma’s graduate school tuition, fees, and stipend.