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Justin T. Baker, MD, PhD

Justin T. Baker, PhD, has a background in neuroscience and clinical psychiatry. He is currently the director of functional neuroimaging and bioinformatics for the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research Program at McLean Hospital. His research uses both large-scale studies and “deep-...

Darrick T. Balu, PhD

Darrick T. Balu, PhD, grew up in New York City where he earned his undergraduate and Master’s degrees. After receiving his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, he was awarded the Division 28: Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse Outstanding Dissertation Award from the American...

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...

Xi Chen, PhD

Xi Chen, PhD, was trained in magnetic resonance physics, especially magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) sequence development, during his PhD. Since joining the National Institute on Drug Abuse, his research interest has been on the development and application of advanced MRI/MRS techniques in...

Yue Chen, PhD

Yue Chen, PhD, has training in the fields of opto-electric engineering, vision sciences, and psychopathology. Presently, Dr. Chen is director of the Visual Psychophysiology Laboratory, conducting psychological and neuroimaging research in psychiatric populations and is an associate professor of...

Yong Kee Choi, PhD

Yong Kee Choi, PhD, has extensive experiences in studying neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, ADHD, and depression with the goal of creation of novel medications. Dr. Choi is currently focusing on developing advanced medications for childhood onset schizophrenia and major depressive...

Joseph T. Coyle, MD

Joseph T. Coyle, MD, is the Eben S. Draper Chair of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School and was chairman of the Consolidated Department of Psychiatry at Harvard 1991-2001. A graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, he received his MD from Johns Hopkins. He completed an internship...

Fei Du, PhD

Fei Du, PhD has substantial background in high/ultra-high field MRS technical development and neuroscience application. In particular, he has applied EEG, fMRI and in vivo MRS to assess brain activity, cerebral metabolism of energy, and neurotransmitter Glu-Gln cycling.

Dr. Du's...

Paula S. Fuchs, PsyD

Paula S. Fuchs, PsyD, came to McLean Hospital in 1991 with varied experience, including community mental health and specialized treatment of trauma. At McLean, she has worked at all levels of care, specializing primarily in an integrative approach to psychotherapy for bipolar disorder. In 2010, Dr....

Steven Gans, MD

At McLean, Steven Gans, MD is an attending psychiatrist at the Community Reintegration Unit, leading a team-based approach to the acute management of patients with serious mental illness. His other interests involve the teaching and practice of psychotherapy. Dr. Gans is an active teacher,...

Adrienne Gerken, MD

Adrienne Gerken, MD, is a psychiatrist in charge in the Psychotic Disorders Division at McLean Hospital, an associate program director for the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, and co-director of the MGH/McLean Clinician Educator Program. Her interests include education of...

Perihan Esra Guvenek-Cokol, MD

Perihan Esra Guvenek-Cokol, MD, is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist, specializing in psychotic disorders and childhood anxiety disorders. Dr. Guvenek works as an inpatient attending psychiatrist in the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program. She teaches residents and medical...

David Yue-Wei Lee, PhD

Dr. Lee has worked on numerous drug discovery projects related to traditional Chinese medicine, contributing significantly to the development of alternative therapies for substance abuse and for osteoarthritis. He is the principal investigator on “Alternative Therapies for Alcohol and Drug...

Deborah L. Levy, PhD

Deborah L. Levy, PhD, has a national and international reputation in the area of psychotic disorders, especially schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The primary focus of her research is identifying risk genes and understanding their biological actions. Dr. Levy has been a clinical and research...

Elizabeth Liebson, MD

Elizabeth Liebson, MD, is a psychiatrist at the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program, dividing her time between clinical work and teaching psychiatry residents and medical students. She is particularly interested in phenomenology and evaluation of first breaks. Dr. Liebson has been a...

Lauren V. Moran, MD

Lauren V. Moran, MD, is an attending psychiatrist with the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program. Her current research focus is on evaluating the role of prescription stimulants in the development of psychotic disorders. Dr. Moran also conducts research on understanding the...

Regan Patrick, PhD

Dr. Regan Patrick received his PhD in psychology from McMaster University, where his research examining the cognitive and neural mechanisms of schizophrenia was funded by the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). He went on to complete...

W. Brad Ruzicka, MD, PhD

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...

Erin B. Sandler, LICSW

Erin B. Sandler, LICSW, joined McLean Hospital in 2013, working at Appleton House as a clinical team manager. Previously, she had worked for over five years with individuals living with post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, and psychosis as an outreach social worker contracted through...

Anju Vasudevan, PhD

Dr. Anju Vasudevan’s work on early embryogenesis of the forebrain vascular system has opened up an entirely new conceptual framework from which to view this important component of brain development. Her research focuses primarily on defining mechanisms governing central nervous system...

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