Dr. Frye received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed his psychiatric training at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. He completed a subsequent research fellowship in the Biological Psychiatry Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in Bethesda, Maryland. While at NIMH, his area of research was focusing on the neurobiology of depression and bipolar disorder.
Formerly the Director of the UCLA Bipolar Disorder Research Program (1998-2006), he is now the Director of the Mayo Mood Clinic and Research Program. His clinical interests are in bipolar disorder, depression, and alcoholism with a research focus on genomics, brain imaging, and neuroendocrinology of mood disorders and alcoholism.
RESEARCH GRANTS AWARDED
Ongoing Research Support
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) P20
The Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Treatment of Alcohol Dependence (CITA)Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Humans: An Acamprosate Probe Study
National Institute of Mental Health RO1MH079261
1H-MR Spectroscopy of Bipolar Depression Before & After Lamotrigine Treatment
SC Johnson Foundation
Genomics of Addiction
Mayo Clinic with a Generous Gift from the Marriott Family.
Mayo Clinic Individualized Medicine Biobank for Bipolar Disorder
Frye, Biernacka (Co-PIs)
Mayo Clinic CR Program
Deep Brain Stimulation and Mood in Parkinson's Disease: A Prospective Follow-up Study
Mayo Clinic Small Grants Award
Adjunctive Varenicline for Smoking Cessation in Bipolar Depressed Patients: An Open-label 12-week Feasibility Trial
See my publications
- Professor of Psychiatry
- Research Fellowship National Institute of Mental Health, Biological Psychiatry Branch
- Resident - General Psychiatry UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA School of Medicine
- MD University of Minnesota School of Medicine
- Diplom - Diplome de Langue L'Alliance Francaise, Paris
- BA - Biology Luther College