You are here

Torsten Klengel, MD

Torsten Klengel, MD, PhD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Instructor in Psychiatry

Biography:

Torsten Klengel, MD, PhD focuses on two lines of translational research under the mentorship of Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD. He seeks to understand the contribution of the non-coding transcriptome to the formation of fear memories in mice and the development of stress- and fear-related disorders in humans. In addition, Dr. Klengel is investigating the epigenetic effects of stress and trauma exposure, exploring mouse and rhesus monkey models in combination with human samples.

Dr. Klengel collaborates with researchers at McLean Hospital, within the Boston research community, and across the nation.

Publications:

PubMed search for Dr. Klengel

Education & Training:

Degrees:
  • 2007 MD, University of Wurzburg, Germany
  • 2016 PhD in Neurobiology, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
Residency:
  • 2007-2012 Adult Psychiatry, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany
Fellowship:
  • 2012-2014 Clinical Research Fellowship, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
  • 2014-2016 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Emory University and McLean Hospital
Contact:

Email:


Phone:

617.855.4218


Office Address:

Belmont campus - Mailman Research Center, Room 114