Tag: Genetics

Learning About Peer Drinking Habits Decreases Blackouts on Campus

Would you believe me if I told you the majority of VCU students read about substance use and mental health research on a monthly basis? It is true. Thousands of students read about mental health, substance use and other kinds of health and wellness research at VCU because of the Stall Seat Journal (SSJ), a… Read more »

How Does Racial Inequality Impact Genetic Research?

While advances in genetics research are heralded as leading to a future of improved health outcomes, individuals of minority descent are underrepresented and thus are less likely to benefit equally.

Episode 6 – Sociology and Genetics with Dr. Peter Barr

Dr. Peter Barr explains how his research uses sociology, genetics and statistics to learn more about the relationships between behavior, the environment and mental health outcomes.