Dr. Weinberg is a third-year resident in the MGH / McLean Adult Psychiatry Program. He is originally from Baltimore, Maryland, and has lived in Boulder, Colorado, Charleston, South Carolina, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
He is a member of the Alzheimer’s Clinical and Translational Research Unit (ACTRU) (https://www.actru.org), working under the mentorship of Dr. Steven Arnold. The team’s research interests include studying and improving clinical assessments, biomarkers and bioimaging, and performing investigator and industry-sponsored clinical trials for aging and dementia. Marc currently co-leads a clinical trial aimed at studying and retraining the human immune system to understand, prevent, and treat Alzheimer’s Disease. Marc is an awardee of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) Scholars program, and was previously awarded a Medical Students in Aging Research (MSTAR) fellowship. His career goals are to lead a clinical and translational scientific research team as principle investigator while continuing his clinician role with interest in geriatrics.
Marc received his MD with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. Prior to medical school, he received his PhD at the University of Colorado at Boulder in Behavior Neuroscience and Psychology, studying brain mechanisms of stress adaptation. This was followed by an NIH F32-supported postdoctoral fellowship working with the University of North Carolina Gene Therapy Center. There, he studied Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV) / host interactions and entry mechanisms, worked to develop new treatments for epilepsy, and generated novel viral vectors capable of cell-selective expression in the central nervous system.
Prior to his career in medicine Dr. Weinberg served in the US Air Force as an aircraft mechanic. He is from Baltimore, Maryland, and has lived in Boulder, Colorado, Charleston, South Carolina, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Outside of work he enjoys creative writing, relearning how to rollerblade, and exploring the beauty of New England.