McLean Hospital 115 Mill Street Belmont, MA 02478
W. Brad Ruzicka, MD PhD, specializes in the clinical treatment and basic investigation of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Dr. Ruzicka provides direct patient care within multiple settings within the hospital’s Psychotic Disorders Division.
Dr. Ruzicka's research is focused on the role of epigenetics in the etiology and treatment of psychotic illnesses. Through analyses of postmortem human brain tissue his work investigates the molecular mechanisms through which environmental exposures (physical illness, psychological stressors, chemical exposures) influence genes and cells within specified circuits within the brain. His work aims to explain the etiology of these illnesses, as well as to develop improved treatments for patients.
Belmont campus - Mailman Research Center Room 118