McLean Hospital 115 Mill Street Belmont, MA 02478
Rachel A. Ross, MD, PhD, is a psychiatric neuroscientist with a particular interest in anxiety disorders and feeding behavior in basic science, clinical treatment, and social policy. She is the assistant director for the Research Concentration Program for the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, which she also completed in 2014.
Dr. Ross maintains a small clinic focusing on anxiety and eating disorders, and primarily works in the labs of Bradford Lowell, MD, PhD, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD, at McLean Hospital. Using mouse recombineering techniques, she is working to unravel the complicated circuitry of the hypothalamus and connected brain areas involved in food intake behavior, neuroendocrine, and autonomic responses to stress. The overall objective of her work is to understand how survival drives related metabolism organize decisions made at higher levels.
Belmont campus - Mailman Research Center, First Floor