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Research

McLean Hospital maintains the largest neuroscience and psychiatry research program of any private psychiatric hospital in the United States. Each day, we conduct state of the art scientific investigation to maximize discovery and accelerate translation of findings towards achieving prevention and cures for psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases.

 

 

Pictured: Shunsuke Takagi, MD, Laboratory for Psychiatric and Molecular Neuroscience

Research Programs

Since 1888, McLean has been dedicated to studying the role of biological factors in mental illness, and today the hospital has over three acres of floor space dedicated to this important research.

Research Programs

Technology in Psychiatry

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The McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry advances mental health research and clinical care through innovations in digital health technology and informatics.

Technology in Psychiatry

Clinical Trials

Research

A clinical study involves research using volunteers that is intended to add to medical knowledge. We invite you to participate in our innovative research studies and clinical trials.

Clinical Trials

Research News

Research

Our robust research program is backed by more than $40M in funding from sources including foundations, private contributors, the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Defense, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

“McLean is able to lead 21st century neuropsychiatric research due to its integration of world-class treatment and innovative, cutting-edge research programs—all on the same campus.”

– Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer