Mind-Body:

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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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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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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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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.