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Ross J. Baldessarini, MD

A career investigator of the NIMH from 1970 to 2001, Ross J. Baldessarini, MD, is an internationally known research psychopharmacologist with many contributions to the actions of antipsychotic and mood-altering medicines and has trained over 160 laboratory and clinical investigators. He joined...

J. Alexander Bodkin, MD

J. Alexander Bodkin, MD, has been at McLean since 1985. Working with Dr. Jonathan Cole until his death, Dr. Bodkin has long pursued the study of new and old medications for depression and anxiety. His research has focused on underutilized pharmacologic approaches to difficult-to-treat mood and...

S. Barak Caine, PhD

S. Barak Caine, PhD, began his career as a research technician in the laboratory of Dr. Andrew Winokur at the University of Pennsylvania, before receiving pre-doctoral training in the laboratories of Dr. Mark Geyer at the University of California, and Dr. George Koob at The Scripps Research...

Franca Centorrino, MD

Franca Centorrino, MD, oversees a multidisciplinary team of clinicians treating outpatients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Her research activities focus on the use of psychotropic medications for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and the management of side effects...

Elena H. Chartoff, PhD

Elena H. Chartoff, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and director of the Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior Laboratory at McLean Hospital. She is interested in the neurobiological mechanisms that connect depression and anxiety with drug addiction. The work in her...

Rajeev I. Desai, PhD

Rajeev I. Desai, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He received his PhD from University of Birmingham, UK, before completing post-doctoral training at the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Dr. Desai joined the Preclinical Pharmacology Program (directed by Dr....

Scott E. Lukas, PhD

Scott E. Lukas received his PhD in pharmacology and toxicology in 1979 from the University of Maryland. After a post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, he joined NIDA Addiction Research Center for 18 months before moving to McLean in 1984. Promoted to professor in 2003, Dr. Lukas...

John L. Neumeyer, PhD

John L. Neumeyer, PhD, received his BS from Columbia University, and PhD in medicinal chemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He became a professor of medicinal chemistry and chemistry at Northeastern University in 1969, was appointed Matthews Distinguished Professor in1980, and was a...

Uwe Rudolph, Dr med

Uwe Rudolph, Dr med, is interested in identifying functions of GABAA receptor subtypes in neuronal circuits, focusing on emotional regulation (anxiety, depression), drug abuse, autism, learning and memory, and the amnestic actions of general anesthetics. A second line of research is concerned with...