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Daniel G. Dillon, PhD

Daniel G. Dillon, PhD, was trained in human neuroscience at Duke University, where he studied learning and memory under the guidance of Dr. Kevin LaBar. As a post-doctoral fellow working with Dr. Diego Pizzagalli at Harvard University, Dr. Dillon investigated brain systems implicated in anhedonia, a cardinal symptom of depression that refers to loss of pleasure and motivation. Since 2014, Dr....

Elif Engin, PhD

Elif Engin, PhD, grew up in Ankara, Turkey, and earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees at Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara. She completed her doctoral work in the laboratory of Dr. Dallas Treit in Edmonton, Alberta, and was awarded a PhD Thesis Award from the Canadian Psychological Association. Dr. Engin joined the Laboratory of Genetic Neuropharmacology at McLean...

Yan Li, PhD

Yan Li, PhD, received his PhD from the Shanghai Brain Research Institute in China. During his doctoral studies he characterized anatomical substrates of synaptic integration in hypoglossal motoneurons in rats. With the help of the NIH Fogarty International Fellowship, he continued his research in the US in the laboratory of Robert Burke at NINDS. At NIH, he studied the mechanisms of synaptic...

Edward G. Meloni, PhD

Edward G. Meloni, PhD, is a Kaneb Fellow in Psychiatry and an investigator in the Behavioral Genetics Laboratory at McLean Hospital. Before joining the staff at McLean, his post-doctoral experience included research in the Psychiatry Department at Emory University and Neurology Department at Harvard University. Author of numerous journal articles, Dr. Meloni is a recipient of McLean Hospital's...