Stress:

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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