Mclean Hospital
Laura Germine, PhD

Laura Germine, PhD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


Laura Germine, PhD, is the technical director of the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, the director of the Laboratory for Brain and Cognitive Health Technology at McLean Hospital, and an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Germine received her BA in neurobiology from UC Berkeley, her PhD in experimental psychopathology from Harvard University, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in psychiatric genetics at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Germine’s research is oriented around understanding cognitive functioning in health and disease, as well as building technology for studying cognition and behavior using the web and mobile devices. She created one of the first online neuropsychological laboratories in 2005, which later became, a platform that has attracted over 1.7 million research participants.


Technology in Psychiatry


PubMed search for Dr. Germine

Education & Training:

  • 2004 BA in Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2012 PhD in Experimental Psychopathology, Harvard University
  • 2012-2016 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital




Office Address:

Belmont campus - Oaks Building