Advancing Science

Research Faculty

(listed alphabetically)

Daniel Abrams, PhD

Neurobiological foundations of language impairment

Steven Adelsheim, MD

Early intervention for child/adolescent mental health issues

Ronald Albucher, MD

College/University Student Mental Health

Bruce Arnow, PhD

Mood Disorders Center

Jacob Ballon, MD, MPH

Outcomes research in schizophrenia and psychotic disorders

Kevin Beier, PhD

Frederick Bennett, MD

Rebecca Bernert, PhD

Science of Suicide Prevention

Michele Berk, PhD

Treatment of suicidal and self-harm behavior in adolescents

Cara Bohon, PhD

Neural Bases of Eating Disorders and Obesity

Weidong Cai, PhD

Michelle Cao, DO

Central sleep apnea and respiratory assist devices for sleep apnea treatment

Sundari Chetty, PhD

Chetty Lab

Joseph Cheung, MD, MS

Neurobiological and genetic basis of idiopathic hypersomnia, applications of wearable technologies in sleep phenotyping

Victoria Cosgrove, PhD

Luis DeLecea, PhD

Neurobiology of Brain States

Charles DeBattista, DMH, MD

Depression Research Clinic

Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD

Deisseroth Lab

Laramie Duncan, PhD

Genetics, PTSD, schizophrenia

Amit Etkin, MD, PhD

Etkin Lab

Kara Fitzpatrick, PhD

Lawrence Fung, MD, PhD

Molecular Neuroimaging and Neuropsycho-pharmacology of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Dolores Gallagher-Thompson, PhD, ABPP

Stanford Geriatric Education Center

Anda Gershon, PhD

Joachim Hallmayer, MD

Genetics, iPSCs and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Kate Hardy, ClinPsychD

Chris Hayward, MD, MPH

David Hong, MD

Imaging-Genetics and Sex Differences Research

Hadi Hosseini, PhD

Keith Humphreys, PhD

Addictions and Health Policy

Booil Jo, PhD

Latent variable and causal modeling approaches to study treatment response heterogeneity

Shashank Joshi, MD

School Mental Health; School-based Suicide Prevention; Culture and Psychiatry; Community-based Participatory Research

Makoto Kawai

Identifying the physiological markers in sleep for cognitive impairment

Christina Khan, MD, PhD

Global mental health, Risk and resilience in vulnerable populations

Jane Kim, PhD

Lynn Kern Koegel, PhD

Clete Kushida, MD, PhD

Center for Human Sleep Research

Laura Lazzeroni, PhD

Anna Lembke, MD

Stanford Addiction Medicine Program (SAMP)

David Lyons, PhD

Behavioral Neuroscience

Jose Maldonado, MD, FAPM

Rob Malenka, MD, PhD

Nancy Friend Pritzker Laboratory

Mark McGovern, PhD

Douglas Noordsy, MD

Treatments for individuals with psychotic disorders

Jennifer Phillips, PhD

Lisa Post, PhD

Shaozheng Qin, PhD

Douglas Rait, PhD

Therapeutic alliance in couples therapy, training outcomes in the Biodesign innovation process

Thalia Robakis, MD, PhD

Biology of perinatal mood disorders

Laura Roberts, MD, MA

Roberts Ethics Laboratory

Athena Robinson, PhD

Carolyn Rodriguez, MD, PhD

Translational Therapeutics Lab

Joseph Ruzek, PhD

Srikanth Ryali, PhD

Machine Learning and Signal Processing Methods for Neuroimaging

Debra Safer, MD

Manish Saggar, PhD

Brain Dynamics Lab

Alan Schatzberg, MD

Mood Disorders Center

Nirao Shah, MD, PhD

The Shah Laboratory

Manpreet Singh, MD, MS

Pediatric Emotion And Resilience Lab

Hugh Brent Solvason, PhD, MD

David Spiegel, MD

Center On Stress and Health

Keith Sudheimer, PhD

Ranak Trivedi, PhD

Improving Self-management of Medical and Mental Illnesses

Mickey Trockel, MD, PhD

Nolan Williams, MD

Helen Wilson, PhD

Matthew Wright, MD

Jong Yoon, MD

Yoon Lab

Jamie Zeitzer, PhD

Circadian Research Laboratory

Research Initiatives

Computational Neuroscience and the Quantitative Sciences

Clinical & Translational Neurosciences Incubator

A primary emphasis of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is to develop outstanding academic and mental healthcare system leaders who will lead mental health research, education and clinical excellence in the 21st century. The Incubator Initiative engages faculty experts across the Department who offer guidance and advise advice targeted to early-career investigators and scholars. 

Excellence in Research

Excellence in research is predicated on outstanding science and adherence to ethical, professional, and regulatory standards associated with the conduct of studies. Our department has a large and diverse scientific portfolio, and our research is accelerating and expanding each day. We are committed to ensuring that our investigators have adopted Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines in clinical research.

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