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Ross J. Baldessarini, DSc, MD

Director, International Consortium for Bipolar & Psychotic Disorders Research, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Dopaminergic systems and their relevance to antipsychotic and antimanic pharmacotherapies

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Sabina Berretta, MD

Career Mentor, Scientific Mentor

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, HMS; Director of the Translational Neuroscience Laboratory; Scientific Director of the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center

Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center

Pathophysiology of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; brain extracellular matrix abnormalities in psychiatry illness

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Alisa B. Busch, MD, MS

McLean Hospital Chief Medical Information Officer and Director of Clinical Performance Measurement & Health Services Research

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Lee S. Cohen, MD

Edmund N. and Carroll M. Carpenter Associate Professor of Psychiatry, HMS

MGH Center for Women's Mental Health Across the Life Cycle

mood disorders in the perinatal period

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Thilo Deckersbach, PhD

Director of Psychology, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program
Associate Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, MGH

Director, Laboratory for Bipolar Neuroimaging

Bipolar Disorder; neural moderators and mediators of CBT for Bipolar Disorder

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Daniel P. Dickstein, MD, FAAP

Director of Child Psychiatry Research; Director, PediMIND Program; Hall-Mercer Endowed Chair in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


imaging, bipolar disorder, child/adolescent, suicide/self-harm

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Darin Dougherty, M.D.

Director of Medical Education, MGH Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Institute; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, HMS

MGH, Division of Neurotherapeutics

surgical and/or device-related treatments for psychiatric illness, including electroconvulsive therapy, vagus nerve stimulation, transcranial magnetic stimulation, ablative Iimbic system surgery and deep brain stimulation

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Alysa Doyle, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, HMS

Center for Genomic Medicine and Director of Research at the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program

Contributing to and leveraging genetic discoveries in order to clarify the complex risk mechanisms that lead to neuropsychiatric illness across the lifespan.

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Brent Forester, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, McLean Hospital
Director, Geriatric Mood Disorders Research Program, McLean Hospital
Site Director, HMS Psychiatry Core Clerkship, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Medical Director, Behavioral Health in Population Health Management, Partners Healthcare

Geriatric Psychiatry Research Program

predictors and moderators of treatment response in older adults with bipolar disorder and depression using brain imaging and neuropsychological evaluation

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Guoping Feng, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

synapse; circuit; optogenetics; OCD; autism; bipolar disorder

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James Hudson, MD, ScD, SM

Director, Biological Psychiatry Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Biological Psychiatry Laboratory

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Clinical Research Center

genetic epidemiology of eating disorders, mood disorders, fibromyalgia, personality disorders, and substance use disorders. Pharmacologic treatment studies for psychiatric disorders and pain syndromes.

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Rakesh Karmacharya, MD, PhD

Medical Director, McLean Hospital Schizophrenia and Bipolar Research Clinic
Director of Stem Cell Research, MGH PNGU Center for Experimental Drugs and Diagnostics Center for Human Genetic Research
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MGH Psychiatric & Neurodevelopment Genetics Unit (PNGU)

McLean OnTrack

iPSC-based cellular models, synaptic biology, chemical biology, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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Matcheri Keshavan, MD

Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry, BIDMC
Professor of Psychiatry, HMS
Adviser, Center for Early Detection, Assessment & Response to Risk (CEDAR) Program

B-SNIP Boston

bipolar, schizophrenia, biomarkers and early diagnosis of psychotic disorders

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John Matthews, MD, MSc

Medical Director, Bulfinch Program, MGH
Director, Inpatient Research and Training, MGH
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Depression Clinical & Research Program

cognitive deficits in patients with depression, treatments for bipolar disorder, treatments for psychotic depression

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Andrew Nierenberg, MD

Thomas P. Hackett, MD, Endowed Chair in Psychiatry, MGH
Director, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, MGH
Associate Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program, MGH
Director, Clinical Research Support Office, Clinical Research Program, MGH
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation

Clinical trials in mood disorders, non-linear dynamic modeling

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Roy Perlis, MD, MSc

Director, Psychiatry Center for Experimental Drugs and Diagnostics, MGH
Associate Director, Psychiatric Genetics Program in Mood and Anxiety Disorders, MGH
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MGH Psychiatry Center for Quantitative Health

Patient-derived cellular models of disease using induced pluripotent stem cells; pharmacogenomics and clinical risk stratification; proof-of-concept/first-in-human clinical trials

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Peter Siekmeier, MS, MD

Director, Laboratory for Computational Neuroscience, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program

Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program

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Jordan Smoller, M.D., Sc.D.

Broad/MGH, Dept. of Psychiatry

Professor of Psychiatry, HMS; Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health; Associate Chief for Research, Department of Psychiatry, MGH; Director, Psychiatric Genetics, MGH; Director, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit (PNGU), MGH; Co-Director, Genetics and Genomics Unit Clinical Research Program, MGH; Associate Member, Broad Institute; Senior Scientist, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Broad/MIT

Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit

psychiatric and genetic epidemiology, clinical psychiatric research, statistical genetics, linage and association studies, imaging genetics, and pharmacogenetics. Design and conduct of psychiatric genetic studies, including studies of behavioral and neuroimaging intermediate phenotypes.