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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Herbert Pardes, M.D.
Herbert Pardes, M.D.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Pardes
Steven M. Paul, M.D.
Steven M. Paul, M.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College
Paul
Godfrey D. Pearlson, M.D.
Godfrey D. Pearlson, M.D.
Yale School of Medicine
Pearlson
Peter Penzes, Ph.D.
Peter Penzes, Ph.D.
Northwestern University
Penzes
Mary L. Phillips M.D., M.D. (Cantab)
Mary L. Phillips M.D., M.D. (Cantab)
University of Pittsburgh / Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Phillips
Marina R. Picciotto, Ph.D.
Marina R. Picciotto, Ph.D.
Yale School of Medicine
Picciotto
Daniel S. Pine, M.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on anxiety
Daniel S. Pine, M.D.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Pine
Robert M. Post, M.D.
Robert M. Post, M.D.
George Washington School of Medicine
Post
James B. Potash, M.D., M.P.H. - Brain & Behavior research expert on autism
James B. Potash, M.D., M.P.H.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Potash
Susan B. Powell, Ph.D.
Susan B. Powell, Ph.D.
  • University of California, San Diego
Powell

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