Dost Ongur, M.D., Ph.D.

Dost Ongur, M.D., Ph.D.
Dost Ongur, M.D., Ph.D.

Scientific Council Member

Chief, Psychotic Disorders Division, McLean Hospital

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Harvard University

2004 Young Investigator Grantee

2013 Independent Investigator Grantee

A native of Istanbul, Turkey, Dr. Öngür obtained his MD/PhD at Washington University in St.Louis and his adult psychiatry residency training at the MGH/McLean program. He is currently Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Psychotic Disorders Division at McLean Hospital. His research is funded by the NIMH and focuses on MRI studies of brain abnormalities in individuals with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and related conditions as well as on the cardiovascular health of these patients. In recent years he has had a special focus on abnormal brain bioenergetics and white matter integrity as pathophysiologic factors in these common and severe conditions.

In addition to his clinical responsibilities and research, Dr. Öngür has received awards for his teaching and mentorship and holds a K24 award from the NIMH.

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