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Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

Principal Investigators

Chief
Unit on Neurons, Circuits and Behavior (UNCB)
Laboratory of Neuropsychology (LN)

Chief
Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology (LMCN)

Chief
Section on Learning and Decision Making (SLDM)
Laboratory of Neuropsychology (LN)

Chief
Section on Learning and Plasticity
Laboratory of Brain and Cognition (LBC)

Chief
Section on Functional Imaging Methods
Laboratory of Brain and Cognition (LBC)

Director
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Core Facility (FMRIF)

Chief
Translational Immunopsychiatry Unit

Chief
Section on Integrative Neuroimaging

Chief
Section on Psychosis and Cognitive Studies

Chief
Clinical and Translational Neuroscience Branch

Chief
Section on Cellular and Cognitive Neurodevelopment

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Melissa Brotman, Ph.D.

Stadtman Investigator

Chief
Neuroscience and Novel Therapeutics Unit (NNT)
Emotion and Development Branch (E & D)

Chief
Section on Neuroplasticity

Chief
Section on Behavioral Neuroscience

Director
Rodent Behavioral Core

Chief
Section on Molecular Neuroscience
Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Regulation

Senior Investigator

Chief
Section on Light and Circadian Rhythms (SLCR)

Chief
Unit on Neural Computation and Behavior (Histed lab)

Chief
Section on PET Neuroimaging Sciences

Chief
Molecular Imaging Branch (MIB)

Chief
Unit on Functional Neural Circuits

Chief
Section on Mood Dysregulation and Neuroscience (SMDN)
Emotion and Development Branch (E & D)

Chief
Section on Cognitive Neurophysiology and Imaging (SCNI)
Laboratory of Neuropsychology (LN)

Director
Neurophysiology Imaging Facility

Chief
Section on Synapse Development Plasticity

Chief
Unit on Computational Decision Neuroscience

Chief
Section on Cognitive Neuropsychology
Laboratory of Brain and Cognition (LBC)

Chief
Genetic Basis of Mood and Anxiety Disorders (GBMAD)
Human Genetics Branch

Chief
Human Genetics Branch

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Kathleen R Merikangas, Ph.D.

NIH Distinguished Investigator

Chief
Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch (GEB-SDGE)

Staff Scientist
Oligodendroglial Interactions Group

Chief
Section on Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (SNLM)
Laboratory of Neuropsychology (LN)

Chief
Laboratory of Neuropsychology (LN)

Chief
Unit on the Neurobiology of Affective Memory

Chief
Section on PET Radiopharmaceutical Sciences

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Daniel Pine, M.D.

NIH Distinguished Investigator

Chief
Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience (SDAN)
Emotion and Development Branch (E & D)

Chief
Section on Critical Brain Dynamics

Chief
Section on Developmental Neurogenomics
Human Genetics Branch

Chief
Section on Neural Coding and Computation (SNCC)
Laboratory of Neuropsychology (LN)

Chief
Behavioral Endocrinology Branch

Chief
Section on Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Director
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Core (MRS)

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Hugo Tejeda, Ph.D.

Stadtman Investigator

Chief
Unit on Neuromodulation and Synaptic Integration

Chief
Section on Neural Function (SNF)

Chief
Section on Social and Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience

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Carlos Zarate Jr, M.D.

NIH Distinguished Investigator

Chief
Experimental Therapeutics & Pathophysiology Branch