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Outpatient Research Program (ORP)

The Maryland Psychiatric Research Center's Outpatient Research Program (ORP) has three equally important missions:

These missions support the goals of the MPRC to further knowledge of the pathophysiology, course and treatment of schizophrenia and related disorders. The ORP is located on the grounds of Spring Grove Hospital Center but is part of the UM School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

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Former MPRC Director, Dr. Robert W. Buchanan, provides an overview of the center.

Robert Schwarcz, Ph.D. wins the 2022 Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

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