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Board of Scientific Counselors

The Board of Scientific Counselors provides scientific oversight for the NIMH Intramural Research Program. They conduct regular reviews of NIMH laboratories to evaluate the quality of ongoing and proposed research activities. For questions about the Board, please contact Jennifer E. Mehren, Ph.D. at 301-451-3810. For an overview of the NIH Review Process, see this step-by-step guide.

Future Meeting Dates:
October 20 – 22, 2020
January 19, 21, 22, 2021
June 1 – 3, 2021
September 28 – 30, 2021
February 2 – 4, 2022
June 1 – 3, 2022
October 12 – 14, 2022

Margaret M. McCarthy, Ph.D., Chair
Professor and Chair
Department of Pharmacology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Biography

Danielle S. Bassett, Ph.D.
Eduardo D. Glandt Faculty Fellow,
Associate Professor
Departments of Bioengineering, Neurology, Electrical & Systems Engineering, and Physics & Astronomy
University of Pennsylvania
Biography

André A. Fenton, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Neural Science, New York University
and the Neuroscience Institute at the
NYU Langone Medical Center
Biography

Kate D. Fitzgerald, M.D., M.S. [Pending]
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan Medical School
Biography 

Nelson B. Freimer, M.D.
Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Science and Human Genetics, Maggie Gilbert Endowed Chair
Director, UCLA Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics
University of California, Los Angeles
Biography

Jennifer M. Groh, Ph.D. [Pending]
Professor, Departments of Psychology and
Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Computer Science,
and Biomedical Engineering
Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
Duke University
Biography

Kelvin O. Lim, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Drs. T.J. and Ella M. Arneson Land Grant Chair in Human Behavior
University of Minnesota Medical School
Biography

Patricio O’Donnell, M.D., Ph.D.
Executive Medical Director
Clinical Translational Sciences – CNS
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Biography

Martin P. Paulus, M.D.
Scientific Director and President
Laureate Institute for Brain Research
Biography

John L. R. Rubenstein, M.D., Ph.D.
Nina Ireland Distinguished Professor in Child Psychiatry
Nina Ireland Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology
Department of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
Biography

C. Daniel Salzman, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University
Biography

Kay M. Tye, Ph.D.
Professor
Wylie Vale Chair
Systems Neurobiology Laboratory
Salk Institute for Biological Sciences
Biography