Scientific Council

The BBRF Scientific Council guides the Foundation to fund creative and impactful research relevant to the whole spectrum of mental illness.

Led by Dr. Herbert Pardes, the founding President of our Scientific Council, the all-volunteer group of 182 pre-eminent mental health researchers rigorously evaluates every grant application, identifying the most promising, high-quality science. Research proposals are submitted from around the world. The BBRF Scientific Council reviews hundreds of grant applications submitted from around the world and selects the most promising research ideas with the greatest potential to lead to breakthroughs.

Scientific Council Listing


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Tyrone D. Cannon, Ph.D.
Tyrone D. Cannon, Ph.D.
Yale University
Cannon
William Carlezon, Ph.D.
William Carlezon, Ph.D.
McLean Hospital
Carlezon
William T. Carpenter, Jr., M.D.
William T. Carpenter, Jr., M.D.
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Carpenter
Cameron S. Carter, M.D.
Cameron S. Carter, M.D.
University of California, Davis
Carter
P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D.
P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Conn
Edwin Cook, M.D.
Edwin Cook, M.D.
University of Illinois, Chicago
Cook
Richard Coppola, D.Sc.
Richard Coppola, D.Sc.
National Institute of Mental Health
Coppola
Rui M. Costa, Ph.D.
Rui M. Costa, DVM, Ph.D.
Columbia University / Champalimaud Center for the Unknown, Lisbon, Portugal
Costa
Chris Cowan, Ph.D.
Chris Cowan, Ph.D.
The Medical University of South Carolina
Cowan
Joseph T. Coyle, M.D.
Joseph T. Coyle, M.D.
Harvard Medical School
Coyle
Jacqueline N. Crawley, Ph.D.
Jacqueline N. Crawley, Ph.D.
University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento
Crawley
John G. Csernansky, M.D.
John G. Csernansky, M.D.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Csernansky

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