Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.

Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.
Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.

Scientific Council Member

Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman

Director, Center on Aging, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

1996, 2003 Distinguished Investigator Grantee

1997 Bipolar Mood Disorders Prizewinner for Outstanding Achievement in Affective Disorders Research (Colvin Prize)

Dr. Nemeroff’s research aims to uncover the neurobiology underlying the increased risk for developing mood and anxiety disorders in child abuse victims. His work suggests that early-life trauma interacts with specific genes resulting in a multitude of persistent neurobiological consequences, identified through brain imaging, that likely increase vulnerability to depression, anxiety and suicide throughout life. He contributed to elucidating depression’s role in vulnerability to coronary artery disease, stroke and breast cancer. He has recently focused on personalized medicine in psychiatry, identifying predictors of treatment response in individual patients.

Dr. Nemeroff formerly held faculty positions at Emory University and Duke University.

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