Dr. Victoria Cosgrove is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She graduated with a BA in Psychology from Yale University in 1994. She then worked as a Research Assistant in Boston and New York City for NIMH-funded projects investigating psychopharmacological and psychosocial treatments for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Later on Dr. Cosgrove attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where she graduated with a PhD in Clinical Psychology in 2009 and an Interdisciplinary Certificate from the Institute for Behavioral Genetics. She completed her Predoctoral Internship at the VA Palo Alto. Dr. Cosgrove's dissertation research examined the roles of candidate genes in adolescent bipolar disorder. During her first year of fellowship, Dr. Cosgrove has pursued a line of research investigating roles for life and family stress as well as inflammatory and neurotrophic pathways in the etiology and development of bipolar disorder.