Collaborators

Institute Collaborators

Multidisciplinary research between both basic and clinical scientists at Washington University is at the core of the Taylor Family Institute for Innovative Psychiatric Research, and relevant research collaborations extend well beyond the core members of the Institute.

The following individual scientists lead research and clinical programs that complement and broaden the missions of the Institute:

Basic Science Investigators

David Brody, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
traumatic brain injury models

Michael Bruchas, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
pain and mood mechanisms

Nuri Farber, MD
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
neurodevelopmental brain injury

Robert Gereau, PhD
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
mechanisms in pain processing

David Holtzman, MD
Andrew B. and Gretchen P. Jones Professor and Chair
Department of Neurology
Alzheimer’s disease and dementias

John Olney, MD
John P Feighner Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
neurodevelopmental brain injury

Daniel Ory, MD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
endogenous sterol and steroid measurements and signaling

Clinical Investigators

Deanna Barch, PhD
Gregory B. Couch Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
childhood mood disorders

Laura Bierut, MD
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
genetics of alcoholism and nicotine dependence

John Constantino, MD
Blanche F. Ittleson Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
early life stressors and psychiatric disorders

Charles Conway, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
brain stimulation and treatment of refractory mood disorders

Lawrence Eisenman, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
treatment of refractory epilepsy

Tamara Hershey, PhD
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
neuroimaging and cognition

Andrew Heath, DPhil
Spencer T. Olin Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
genetics of alcoholism and obesity

Eric Lenze, MD
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
mechanisms in pain processing

Joan Luby, MD
Professor of Psychiatry (Child)
Department of Psychiatry
childhood mood disorders

Pamela Madden, PhD
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
genetics of nicotine dependence

John Morris, MD
Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Distinguished Professor
Department of Neurology
Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

Peter Nagele, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
treatment of refratory psychiatric disorders

Robert Swarm, MD
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
treatment of chronic pain

Chad Sylvester, MD, PhD
Instructor in Psychiatry (child)
Department of Psychiatry
mood and anxiety disorders

Denise Wilfley, PhD
Scott Rudolph Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
treatment of adolescent obesity

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