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Kenneth McCullough

Kenneth M. McCullough, PhD, is a post-doctoral research fellow investigating cell-type specific contributions to neural circuitries underlying stress related pathologies including chronic stress and fear. Prior to receiving his PhD from Emory University, he received his BA in Molecular and Cellular...

Caitlin Monaghan

Caitlin K. Monaghan, PhD, joined the Psychosis Neurobiology Laboratory led by Dr. Mei-Hua Hall in 2017 as a post-doctoral research fellow. Her work investigates the neurobiological mechanisms underlying schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders in first episode psychosis patients, and how these...

Tae-Yoon Park

Tae-Yoon Park, PhD, received his MS and PhD from the Department of Biotechnology at Yonsei University in Korea. He further researched the pathophysiological functions of RORγt in autoimmune diseases as a post-doctoral fellow at Yonsei University from 2013 to 2017.

In 2017, Dr. Park...

Kerry Ressler

Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD, is chief scientific officer and James and Patricia Poitras Chair in Psychiatry at McLean Hospital, after serving at Emory University for 18 years. He is also a professor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and current president of the Society for Biological Psychiatry...

Rachel Ross

Rachel A. Ross, MD, PhD, is a psychiatric neuroscientist with a particular interest in anxiety disorders and feeding behavior in basic science, clinical treatment, and social policy. She is the assistant director for the Research Concentration Program for the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency...

Isabelle Rosso

Isabelle M. Rosso is the director of the Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders Laboratory which studies neurobiological phenotypes of emotional disorders, and relates them to behavioral and clinical phenotypes. Psychiatric research has reached an exciting juncture where the neuroscience knowledge...

Uwe Rudolph

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...

Antonia Seligowski

Antonia V. Seligowski, PhD is a post-doctoral research fellow in the laboratory of Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD. Using translational methods such as fear-potentiated startle and electroencephalogram, Dr. Seligowski’s research is focused on examining the physiological and neurophysiological...

Kai-Christian Sonntag

As a graduate of University of Heidelberg Medical School, Dr. Sonntag studied the molecular biology of viruses, and as a research fellow at the Transplantation Biology Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, he conducted research in transplantation immunology. In 2000, he joined McLean...

Frank Tarazi

Frank I. Tarazi, MBBS, PhD, MBA, is an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and director of the Psychiatric Neuroscience Laboratory at McLean Hospital. His research focuses on better understanding the pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric disorders and their improved treatment....

Ria Thomas

Ria Thomas, PhD, is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Neuroregeneration Research Institute at McLean Hospital. Her current research focuses on understanding the involvement of intracellular trafficking mechanisms in selective neuronal dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease, and developing...

Anju Vasudevan

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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