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Justin Baker MD, PhD

Scientific Director, Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, McLean Hospital
Director, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research Program, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Co-Director, Research Concentration Program of the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency Program

Harvard Brain Science Initiative profile

Cerebral cortical organization in humans and non-human primates, computational psychiatry, behavioral and physiological markers of mental states, novel neuroimaging approaches to neurological and psychiatric illness, evolutionary psychobiology, motor control, memory, and attention

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Vadim Bolshakov, PhD

Director, Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory

Dr. Bodkin’s group focuses on improving the treatment of depressive illness and generalized anxiety disorder, with studies of partially treated depression with residual symptoms, treatment resistant depression, and new medications for major depression and generalized anxiety disorder.

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Elena Chartoff, PhD

Director, Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Chartoff Lab: Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior Laboratory

Molecular and behavioral techniques and focuses on the study of drug dependence

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Bruce Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.

Robertson-Steele Professor of Psychiatry, HMS; Psychiatrist and Director of the Program for Neuropsychiatric Research

Shervert H. Frazier Research Institute

Molecular, cellular, animal models of mood and psychotic disorders

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Mark Daly, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS
Chief, Analytic and Translational Unit of the Center for Human Genetic Research, MGH
Senior Associate Member, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit

genetic epidemiology, creation of haplotype maps in mice and humans

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Myriam Heiman, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, MIT
Investigator, Broad Institute

Heiman Lab

striatum, neurodegeneration, neuronal profiling

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Amar Sahay, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, HMS
Principal Faculty, Stem Cell Institute, Harvard
Assistant Professor, Center for Regenerative Medicine Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit (PNGU) Center for Human Genetic Research, MGH

Sahay Lab

Impact of adult stem cell hippocampal growth on mood and cognition; neural bases of psychiatric disorders

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Mriganka Sur, PhD, FRS

Paul E. and Liliah Newton Professor of Neuroscience, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, MIT
Director, Simons Center for the Social Brain
Investigator, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT

The Sur Lab

cerebral cortex, development, plasticity and dynamics, brain disorders

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Li-Huei Tsai, PhD

Picower Professor of Neuroscience, MIT
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Senior Associate Member, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

Tsai Lab at MIT

epigenetic regulation of learning and memory, alzheimer's disease, neurogenesis