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J. Stuart Ablon, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Think Kids!

psychotherapy process and process correlates of outcome; novel approaches to helping behaviorally challenging children and adolescents

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Susan L. Andersen, PhD

Director, Laboratory of Developmental Neuropharmacology, McLean Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Laboratory of Developmental Neuropharmacology

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Paola Arlotta, PhD

Associate Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University

Arlotta Laboratory

Molecular mechanisms of neuronal diversity in the mammalian cerebral cortex, neurodegenerative disease of the cortical output circuitry

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Steven E. Arnold, MD

Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Translational Neurology Head and Managing Director of the Interdisciplinary Brain Center at Massachusetts General Hospital; Director/Principal Investigator at ACTRU

Alzheimer’s Clinical & Translational Research Unit

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Randy P. Auerbach, PhD, ABPP

Director, Clinical Research, Simches Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, McLean Hospital
Director, Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Laboratory

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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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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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Darrick T. Balu, PhD

Director, Translational Psychiatry Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Translational Psychiatry Laboratory

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Lindy Barrett, PhD

Senior Group Leader, Research Scientist

Broad Institute | Stanley Center

pluripotent stem cell biology, genome-engineering technologies, in vitro differentiation

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Mark Bear, PhD

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

Bear Lab

Synaptic plasticity in cerebral cortex and hippocampus, autism

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Anne Edith Becker, MD, PhD

Maude and Lillian Presley Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, HMS

Blavatnik Institute, Global Health & Social Medicine

Impact of social and cultural context on eating disorders

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Jack Bergman, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychobiology in the Department of Psychiatry, HMS

Behavioral Pharmacology Program

Mechanisms of substance abuse, abuse-related effects of stimulants, abuse liability of novel anxiolytics

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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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Deborah Blacker, MD, ScD

Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Vice Chair for Research, Dept. of Psychiatry, MGH
Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

Gerontology Research Unit

Epidemiology and genetics of mental illness and psychiatric research methods

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J. Alexander Bodkin, MD

Director, Clinical Psychopharmacology Research Program, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Psychopharmacology Research Program

Clinical trials in depression, anxiety, and insomnia; measurement of mood and cognition

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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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Christina Borba, PhD, MPH

Director of Research, Chester M. Pierce Division of Global Psychiatry, MGH

MGH Global Psychiatry

Psychotic disorders and cultural psychiatry in low-resourced settings in the US and abroad as well as women's mental health and gender differences in care.

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David Borsook, MD, PhD

Professor of Anaesthesia, Boston Children's Hospital

Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, BCH

Functional imaging techniques of chronic pain and analgesic biomarkers; evaluation of the effects of brain neuromodulators on chronic pain

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Edward S. Boyden, PhD

Joint Professor, MIT Dept. of Biological Engineering, MIT Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Synthetic Neurobiology Group

optogenetics, technology development to control neural circuits

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Hans Breiter, MD

Co-Director, MGH Translational Center for Prescription Drug Abuse
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Phenotype Genome Project

neural circuitry of aversive and reward processing; interface of pain and substance abuse; mathematical modeling, clinical phenotyping, structural and functional imaging, genetics

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Brian P. Brennan, MD, MMSc

Associate Director, Biological Psychiatry Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Medical Director, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

OCD Institute

The investigation of novel biological targets for the development of improved pharmacologic therapies for mood and anxiety disorders.

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Emery Brown, MD, PhD

Professor of Computational Neuroscience and Health Sciences and Technology, MIT
Professor of Anaesthesia, MGH

Neuroscience Statistics Processing Lab

Mechanisms of anaesthesia, neural signal processing algorithms

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Joshua Buckholtz, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

The Systems Neuroscience of Psychopathology Laboratory

Self control, reward systems and psychopathology

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Randy Buckner, PhD, MA

Director, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Program, MGH
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School

Buckner Laboratory

Application and development of neuroimaging tools to measure varied aspects of brain function, including variation in neurological and psychiatric 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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S. Barak Caine, PhD

Director, Neuroscience and Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Neuroscience and Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory

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Bill Carlezon, MA, PhD

Career Mentor

Chief, Division of Basic Neuroscience, McLean Hospital
Director, Behavioral Genetics Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Behavioral Genetics Laboratory

Molecular basis of depressive disorders, as well as the co-morbidity of depression and other disorders including anxiety, PTSD, and substance abuse

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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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Hilary Smith Connery, MD, PhD

Clinical Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center

novel treatments for opioid dependence and co-morbid psychiatric and substance-use disorders

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Jeff Cottrell, PhD

Director of Translational Research, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Broad Institute

Translation of research on the genetics of psychiatric disease into strategies for the development of novel, mechanism-based therapeutics.

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Joseph Coyle, MD

Career Mentor

Director, Laboratory for Psychiatric and Molecular Neuroscience, McLean Hospital
Eben S. Draper Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Laboratory for Psychiatric and Molecular Neuroscience

translational research on the neurobiology of neuropsychiatric disorders with a particular emphasis on the role of glutamatergic neurotransmission

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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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Robert Datta, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Department of Neurobiology

Datta Lab

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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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John Denninger, MD, PhD

Director of Research, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, MGH
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine

Mechanisms of mind body interventions for stress-related illness; neurobiological studies in major depressive disorders

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Ben Deverman, PhD

Director, Vector Engineering

Vector Engineering Team

vector engineering, AAV engineering, gene delivery solutions

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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

PediMIND

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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Kevin Eggan, PhD

Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University

Eggan Lab

Mechanisms of motor neuron degeneration.

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A. Eden Evins, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, HMS

MGH, Director, Center for Addiction Medicine

discovery and development of novel pharmacologic and behavioral treatments for substance abuse

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Maurizio Fava, MD

Senior Mentor

Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program, MGH
Slater Family Professor of Psychiatry, HMS
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry, MGH
Executive Director, Clinical Trials Network and Institute, MGH

Depression Clinical & Research Program

Neuropsychopharmacology

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Lisa Feldman-Barrett, PhD

Primary Mentor

Lecturer on Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Northeastern University
Research Neuroscientist at Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
Faculty, Center for Law, Brain & Behavior

Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory

emotion, mind-brain connection, construction of emotion from mental events

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Gordon Fishell, PhD

Member of the Faculty of Neurobiology, Harvard University Blavatnik Institute

Fishell Lab

Embyronic specification of interneurons, interneuron integration and synapse formation, and interneuron function and dysfunction.

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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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Marlene Freeman, MD

Director of Clinical Services, MGH Center for Women's Health
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, MGH

MGH Center for Women's Mental Health

clinical research, clinical trials, perinatal psychiatry, mood disorders in pregnancy and postpartum period, menopause, complementary and alternative treatments for depression in women

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Gregory Fricchione, MD

Director, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Senior Scientist, MGH Global Psychiatry Unit
Associate Chief, MGH Department of Psychiatry
Director, MGH Division of Psychiatry and Medicine
Director, MGH Division of International Psychiatry;

Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine

Global Psychiatry

global psychiatry, mind body medicine, comorbidity of psychiatric and medical conditions

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John Gabrieli, PhD

Associate Director, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, MGH
Director, MIT Clinical Research Center
Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

The Gabrieli Lab

neuroimaging, memory, cognition

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Daniel Geller, M.D.

Director, Pediatric OCD and Tic Disorder Program, MGH; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, HMS

Pediatric Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Program

pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder and tic disorders; genetics of OCD

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Jill Goldstein, Ph.D.

Director of Research at the Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology, BWH; Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, HMS

Clinical Neuroscience Lab for Sex Differences in the Brain

gender differences in psychiatric and medical disorders

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Randy Gollub, MD, PhD

Associate Director, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Program, MGH
Assistant in Neuroscience, Radiology, MGH
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

human imaging approaches to studies of pain perception including the effects of expectancy, placebo and verum acupuncture analgesia, as well as the development of an infrastructure to enable the secondary research use of clinical data and medical images through the application of clinical neuroimaging informatics.

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Ann Graybiel, PhD

Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT
Investigator, McGovern Institute

Graybiel Laboratory

habit formation, neurodegeneration, basal ganglia

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Shelly Greenfield, MD, MPH

Chief Academic Officer, McLean Hospital
Chief, Division of Women’s Mental Health, McLean Hospital
Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Clinical and Health Services Research Program, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program

Development of new treatments for patients with substance use disorders and innovating the integration of delivery of mental health and substance abuse treatment services into diverse settings

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Staci Gruber, PhD

Director, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Core, McLean Hospital
Director, Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Core (CCNC)

neurocognitive batteries and neuroimaging techniques to better define the neurobiological correlates of substance use and psychiatric disorders, use of supplements to treat mild to moderate traumatic brain injuries

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Steve Haggarty, PhD

Director, Chemical Neurobiology for the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute
Assistant Professor of Neurology at HMS, Assistant in Neuroscience at MGH Center for Human Genetic Research
Affiliate Faculty member of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Chemical Genomics of Neuropsychiatric & Neurological Disease

Center for Human Genetic Research

molecular mechanisms underlying neuroplasticity, use of synthetic chemistry and genetics to investigate neurocircuitry underlying mood and memory

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Michael Halassa, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Halassa Lab

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Penelope J. Hallett, PhD

Director, Neuroregeneration Research Institute, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Neuroregeneration Research Institute

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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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David Henderson, MD

Director, Schizophrenia Diabetes and Weight Reduction Research, MGH
Director, Chester M. Pierce M.D. Division of Global Psychiatry, MGH
Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Global Psychiatry
MGH Schizophrenia Program

psychopharmacological and antipsychotic agents in the treatment of schizophrenia, impacts of antipsychotic agents on metabolic anomalies and glucose metabolism, and ethnic and cultural impacts on psychiatry

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Kevin P. Hill, MD, MHS

Director, Substance Abuse Consultation Service, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program

Substance use disorders (especially cannabis, alcohol, and opioids), smoking cessation

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Dina Hirshfeld-Becker, Ph.D.

Director of High Risk Studies and Anxiety Research in the Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology; Co-Director, Child Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Program (MGH); Associate Professor of Psychiatry, HMS

Child Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Program

familial, temperamental, behavioral and symptomatic risk factors for psychopathology among offspring at risk; early and preventative cognitive behavioral interventions

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Daphne Holt, MD, PhD

Associate Psychiatrist, MGH
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Holt Lab (ESN Lab)

abnormalities in emotion processing in schizophrenia, neural biomarkers of mental health risk

Jacob M. Hooker, PhD

Associate Director of PET Core, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director of Radiochemistry, Athinoula A. Martinos Center
Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Martinos Center

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Jill Hooley, PhD

Head, Experimental Psychopathology and Clinical Psychology Program, Harvard
Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

The Clinical Research Laboratory

psychosocial predictors of psychiatric relapse, processing of emotionally challenging stimuli in depression and BPD

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John Hsu, MD, MBA

Primary Mentor, Career Mentor

Associate Professor of Medicine, MGH

Blavatnik Institute: Health Care Policy

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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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Jeffrey Huffman, MD

Director, Cardiac Psychiatry Research Program, MGH Division of Psychiatry and Medicine
Medical Director, Inpatient Psychiatry Service, MGH
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, HMS

Cardiac Psychiatry Research Program

depression treatment in cardiac patients

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Haiden A. Huskamp, PhD

Henry J. Kaiser Professor of Health Care Policy, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School

Blavatnik Institute: Health Care Policy

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Ole Isacson, MD

Director, Neuroregeneration Research Institute, McLean
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Research Innovations for Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders

Novel therapies for Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and related disorders

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Kristin N. Javaras, DPhil, PhD

Assistant Psychologist, Division of Women's Mental Health, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Center of Excellence in Women’s Mental Health

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Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc

Director, Women's Hormone and Aging Research Program, HMS
Director of Research Development, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Director, Division of Women's Mental Health, BWH; Director, Psycho-Oncology Research, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor, BWH

MGH Center for Women's Mental Health Across the Lifecylce

menopause-associated insomnia and depression

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Nancy Kanwisher, PhD

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, MIT
Investigator, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT

Kanwisher Lab

human cognitive neuroscience; fMRI; vision and perception

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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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Milissa Kaufamn, MD, PhD

Medical Director, Hill Center for Women, McLean Hospital
Medical Director, Adult Trauma Disorders Treatment Track, McLean Hospital
Director, Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Research Program, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Hill Center for Women

The assessment and treatment of trauma-spectrum disorders including acute stress disorder, PTSD, and the dissociative disorders

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John Kelly, Ph.D.

Director, Addiction Recovery Management Service (ARMS), MGH; Director, Recovery Research Institute, MGH; Associate Director, Center for Addiction Medicine, MGH; Elizabeth R. Spallin Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Addiction Medicine, HMS

Addiction Recovery Management Services

experimental and naturalistic studies that develop and test new treatments for individuals with substance use disorders

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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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Kwang-Soo Kim, Ph.D.

Director, Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory; Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, HMS

Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory

stem-cell technology and molecular neurobiology on dopamine neuron development; schizophrenia, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Parkinson’s disease

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Anne Klibanski, MD

Director, Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center, MGH
Chief, Neuroendocrine, MGH
Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Chief Academic Officer, Partners HealthCare

Neuroendocrine Clinical Research Program

Pathophysiology of neuroendocrine disorders, relationship between neuroendocrine factors and eating disorders

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Karestan Koenen, MA, PhD

Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology

Lee Kum Sheung, Center for Health and Happiness, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Genetic factors of PTSD development, and how trauma and PTSD influence weight gain and long-term physical health.

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Gina Kuperberg, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology, Tufts University; Associate Psychiatrist, MGH

Kuperberg Lab

language dysfunction in schizophrenia; EEG, MEG, and fMRI

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Kasper Lage, PhD

Director of Bioinformatics at MGH; Associate Professor at HMS

Bioinformatics, interpreting large genomic datasets with the aim of informing biology and medicine, genomic datasets, surgery, genetic datasets to deduce networks driving congenital heart diseases, autoimmune disorders, and schizophrenia

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Sara Lazar, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology, MGH
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Meditation Research

neural mechanisms underlying efficacious mind-body techniques such as mindfulness meditation and yoga

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Deborah Levy, Ph.D.

Director, Psychology Research Laboratory, McLean; Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, HMS

Psychology Research Laboratory

clinical phenotyping and endophenotyping (eye tracking dysfunction, thought disorder, craniofacial dysmorphology) in studies of the genetics of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders

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Brad Lowell, MD, PhD

Director of Transgenic Core, Boston Obesity Nutrition Research Center, BIDMC
Professor of Medicine, BIDMC

Lowell Lab The Neural Basis for Homeostasis and Motivational Drives to Consume Food, Water and Salt

Use of transgenic and gene knockout techniques in the study of obesity and energy metabolism

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Evan Macosko, MD, PhD

Associate Member, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Macosko Lab

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Nikos Makris, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Computational Imaging Anatomy; MGH; Director, Morphometric Analysis Center, MGH; Co-Director, Center for Neural Systems investigations, MGH; Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, HMS

Center for Morphometric Analysis

morphometric analysis of psychiatric and neurologic conditions, white matter fiber pathways in humans and primates

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Dara Manoach, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, MGH

Manoach Lab

cognitive deficits in neuropsychiatric disorders, specifically schizophrenia, autism, and obsessive-compulsive disorder; multimodal neuroimaging

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Steve McCarroll, PhD

Director of Genetics, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute
Assistant Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

McCarroll Genetics Lab

genetic structural variation and links to molecular phenotypes and disease risk

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Richard McNally, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Harvard University; Director of Clinical Training, Doctoral Clinical Psychology Program, Harvard University

McNally Lab

information processing abnormalities in anxiety disorders, computerized and handheld treatments

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Earl Miller, PhD

Picower Professor of Neuroscience, MIT
Associate Director, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT
Investigator, RIKEN-MIT Neuroscience Research Center, MIT

Miller Lab

executive function, cognition, neuroimaging

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David Mischoulon, MD, PhD

Director of Research, Depression Clinical and Research Program, MGH; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, HMS

Depression Clinical & Research Program

clinical trials for depression, including medications and psychotherapy; complementary and alternative medicines

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J. Michael Murphy, EdD

Associate Professor of Psychology

survey research in outpatient pediatric, mental health, and educational settings

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Benjamin Neale, PhD

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Associate Member, Broad Institute
Director of Population Genetics, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Broad Institute

Neale Lab

Statistical methodology for genetic studies, with particular focus on ADHD, Autism, and Schizophrenia.

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John Neumeyer, PhD

Director, Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory, McLean; Lecturer on Psychiatry, HMS

Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory

synthesis and development of medications for drug abuse and the synthesis of radioligands for PET and SPECT imaging agents for psychiatric and neurological disorders

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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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Matthew Nock, PhD

Director, Nock Lab, Harvard University
Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

Laboratory for Clinical and Developmental Research

suicide, self harm

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Dost Öngür, MD, PhD

Chief, Psychotic Disorders Division, McLean Hospital
Director, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research Program
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder program

glial abnormalities in mood disorders; glutamate and GABA-related MRS studies; functional and structural MRI of psychotic disorders

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Lauren Orefice, PhD

Principal Investigator, Orefice Lab; neuroscientist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital

Orefice Lab

Development, function and dysfunction of somatosensory / viscerosensory circuits; studying somatosensory circuits that mediate the sense of touch and sensations from the gastrointestinal system.

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Jen Pan, PhD

Director of Translational Neurobiology, Broad Institute

Stanley Center Therapeutics

translating emerging genetics into biology and to enable next-generation therapeutics to treat psychiatric illnesses

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George Papakostas, MD

Director, Treatment-Resistant Depression Studies, Depression & Clinical Research Program, MGH
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Depression Clinical & Research Program

treatment-resistant depression

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David Pauls, PhD

Director, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit (PNGU), MGH
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Psychiatric & Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit

genetics of child neuropsychiatric disorders, inheritance of the Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome (GTS), OCD, autism

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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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Roger Pitman, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, MGH

The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Psychophysiology Laboratory

post-traumatic stress disorder, mechanisms of the fear response in anxiety disorders

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Diego Pizzagalli, PhD

Director, Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research, McLean Hospital
Director, McLean Imaging Center
Director, Laboratory for Translational and Affective Neuroscience
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Laboratory for Affective and Translational Neuroscience

Behavioral, electrophysiological, and neuroimaging approaches to investigate cognitive and affective dysfunction in depression and anxiety disorders; improve our understanding the pathophysiology of these disorders; and develop biomarkers of treatment response.

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Tomaso Poggio, PhD

Director, Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines, MIT
Co-Director, Center for Biological and Computational Learning, MIT
Eugene McDermott Professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Artificial Intelligent Laboratory, MIT

Center for Brains Minds and Machines

computational neuroscience, vision, learning theory

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Harrison W. Pope, MD

Pyschiatrist & Director, Biological Psychiatry Laboratory, McLean; Professor of Psychiatry, HMS

Biological Psychiatry Laboratory

eating disorders, mood disorders, anabolic-androgenic steroid abuse, and psychopharmacological treatment effectiveness.

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Scott L. Rauch, MD

President, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, and Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Chair of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Chair of Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health, Partners Healthcare

brain basis of psychiatric disorders, as well as normal cognitive and affective functions. Translation of findings into improved care for individuals with neuropsychiatric disease.

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Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD

Primary Mentor, Senior Mentor

Chief Scientific Officer, McLean Hospital
Chief, Division of Depression and Anxiety Disorders, McLean Hospital
Director, Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory

Translational research bridging molecular neurobiology in animal models with human genetic research on fear and anxiety disorders

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Elise Robinson, ScD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Joshua Roffman, MD

Assistant Professor Psychiatry, MGH
Director, Brain Genomics Laboratory, MGH
Investigator, Schizophrenia Clinical and Research Program (SCRP), MGH

Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program

Schizophrenia, genetic links to schizophrenic symptoms

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Jack Rogers, PhD

Director, Neurochemistry Laboratory, MGH; Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, HMS

MassGeneral Neurochemistry Laboratory

therapeutic intervention against neurodegenerative diseases; molecular biology approaches, including the use of RNA targeting techniques

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Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, MD

Chief of Psychiatry, MGH
President & Executive Director, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Institute (MADI), MGH
Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Mood and Anxiety Disorders Institute (MADI)

treatment resistant depression, anxiety disorders, genetic and temperamental links to anxiety and mood disorders

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Isabelle M. Rosso, PhD

Director, Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders Laboratory

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Lee Rubin, PhD

Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University

Rubin Lab

Elizabeth T. Ryan, PhD

Director, Sleep Diagnostics and Treatment Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Associate Director, Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Research Gate Profile

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Bernardo Sabatini, MD, PhD

Alice and Rodman W. Moorhead III Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Sabatini Lab

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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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Rebecca Saxe, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science, MIT

Saxe Lab

development, social cognition, neuroimaging

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Morgan Sheng, MD, PhD

Co-director of the Broad’s Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research

Morgan Sheng at Broad Institute

neuroscience, major diseases of the nervous system, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, molecular mechanisms underlying the structure and plasticity of synapses and the molecular-cell biology of neurodegeneration

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Lisa Shin, PhD

Chair, Department of Psychology; Tufts University; Professor of Psychology, Tufts University

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Neuroimaging Lab

brain function and cognitive processing in patients with anxiety disorders, especially posttraumatic stress disorder

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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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David A. Silbersweig, MD

Senior Psychiatrist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Institute for the Neurosciences, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

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Marisa M. Silveri, PhD

Director, Neurodevelopmental Laboratory on Addictions and Mental Health, McLean Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Neurodevelopment Laboratory on Addictions and Mental Health

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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.

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Kevin Spencer, PhD

Research Health Scientist, VA Boston Healthcare System
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Neural Dynamics Laboratory

neural dynamics of processing, perception, and attention, especially in schizophrenia

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Beth Stevens, PhD

Institute Member, Broad Institute; Associate Professor at HMS; Research Associate in Neurobiology at BCH

uncovering the role that microglial cells, the immune cells of the central nervous system, and their connectivity play in neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders

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Gary Strangman, PhD

Director, Neural Systems Group, MGH
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Neural Systems Group

novel clinical applications of neuroimaging to depression, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and remote environments including spaceflight; near-infrared spectroscopy and magnetic resonance imaging

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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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Frank I. Tarazi, MBBS, PhD, MBA

Director, Psychiatric Neuroscience Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Psychiatric Neuroscience Laboratory

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Martin Teicher, MD, PhD

Director, Developmental Biopsychiatry Research Program; Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Developmental Biopsychiatry Research Program

effects of early stress/abuse on brain development and the genesis of psychiatric disorder; neuroimaging, actigraphy, infrared motion analysis, cognitive control tasks, in vivo oximetry, electroencephalography

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Susumu Tonegawa, PhD

Director, Riken-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics
Picower Professor, Department of Biology and Neuroscience, MIT
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

Tonegawa Lab

learning and memory, mental retardation and psychiatric diseases, genetic engineering

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Alexander C. Tsai, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, MGH and Harvard Medical School

MGH Global Health and Mongan Institute

Global and U.S. domestic research on social determinants, economics and policy for people with mental health and substance use 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

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Nao Uchida, PhD

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University

Uchida Lab

neuronal odor processing; circuit dynamics in decision-making processes; mechanisms of learning in reward and punishment

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Florence Wagner, PhD

Director of Medicinal Chemistry, Broad Institute

novel therapeutics for psychiatric disorders, and, at CDoT, on novel strategies to treat inflammatory and metabolic disorders

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Robert Waldinger, MD

Director, Center for Psychodynamic Therapy and Research, MGH
Director, Harvard Study of Adult Development, HMS
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Laboratory of Adult Development

combination of psychosocial and neurobiological methods (fMRI, genetics) and focuses on the social neuroscience of health aging

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Roger Weiss, MD

Chief, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital
Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Clinical Research Program, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program

Alcohol and drug abuse research

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John Weisz, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Weisz Lab Publications

child and adolescent psychopathology, child and adolescent depression

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Sabine Wilhelm, PhD

Chief of Psychology, MGH; Director of the OCD and Related Disorders Program, MGH; Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, HMS

Tic Disorders Clinic and Research Unit

CBT and pharmacotherapy for OCD and related disorders (including body dysmorphic disorder and Tourette’s disorder)

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Matthew Wilson, PhD

Sherman Fairchild Professor in Neurobiology, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

Wilson Lab

Hippocampal learning and memory, sleep

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T. Wilson Woo, MD, PhD

Medical Director, Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center
Director, Laboratory of Cellular Neuropathology, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Laboratory of Cellular Neuropathology

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Janet Wozniak, MD

Director, Quality and Safety, Department of Psychiatry, MGH; Director, Child and Adolescent Outpatient Service, MGH; Director, Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Clinical and Research Program, MGH; Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Pediatric Psychopharmacology Clinical & Research Program

emotional dysregulation in youth with bipolar disorder, autism spectrum disorder and ADHD

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Richard Wurtman, PhD

Professor of Neuropharmacology, MIT

Wurtman Lab

clinical uses of melatonin, Alzheimer's Disease

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Mary Zanarini, EdD

Program Director, Laboratory for the Study of Adult Development, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

McLean Center for the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

Etiology, phenomenology, co-occurring disorders, treatment response, and long-term course of borderline personality disorder.a

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Feng Zhang, PhD

Institute Member, Broad Institute, MIT
Investigator, McGovern Instititue for Brain Research, MIT
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

The Zhang Lab

neuropsychiatric diseases, synthetic biology, neuroengineering