Labs & Centers

Center for Health Sciences

Applying state-of-the art technologies and methodologies to determine environmental, behavioral, and biological contributors to human health and illness

Two identical twin men
Members of SRI's Twin Research Registry

The Center for Health Sciences carries out multidisciplinary research with government agencies, commercial clients, and foundations. Center staff includes experts in medicine, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neurochemistry, neuropsychiatry, clinical psychology, MR physics and neuroimaging, computer science, human sleep, psychophysiology, behavioral pharmacology, molecular genetics, genetic epidemiology, biostatistics, and public health.

The group’s many years of experience in research are applied to the design, management, and analysis of

  • Basic research studies
  • Clinical trials
  • Health surveys and disease follow-ups
  • Long-term tracking of study populations
  • Psychological and behavioral assessment
  • Monitoring of a wide range of risk factors

News & Events

Science Codex, Sep 11, 2013

The largest DNA-sequencing study of anorexia nervosa has linked the eating disorder to variants in a gene coding for an enzyme that regulates cholesterol metabolism. The study's contributors included SRI's Andrew Bergen, Senior Program Director.