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Manton Foundation Funds State of the Art MRI Scanner

Scott E. Lukas, PhD, director of the McLean Imaging Center (MIC), can barely contain his excitement when describing McLean’s new 3 Tesla Siemens PRISMA MRI scanner. An extraordinary $3.75M grant from the Manton Foundation funded this state of the art acquisition. According to Lukas and fellow MIC...

The O’Keefe Awards: Catalyzing Research, Jump-Starting Careers

One researcher is looking at how administering xenon gas may minimize injury to a traumatized brain. Another is studying how childhood sexual abuse affects brain function and increases the risk of re-victimization. A third is trying to understand the connection between early tobacco use and later...

Leading Beyond McLean: Faculty Sit at the Helm of National Organizations

Thinking big is a common theme at McLean, with many faculty and staff serving as leaders of national and international psychiatric associations—from those that promote bench and translational research to those that emphasize clinical studies and advocate for patients and providers. For example...

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...