MIT Colloquium on Brain & Cognition with David A. Lewis, MD
A Neural Circuitry Substrate for Cognitive Dysfunction in Schizophrenia
Dr. Lewis is a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, the Thomas Detre Professor of Academic Psychiatry and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at University of Pittsburgh. He also serves as Director of the Translational Neuroscience Program and of an NIMH Conte Center for Translational Mental Health Research, which is focused on understanding the role of cortical circuit dysfunction in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. He received his medical degree from the Ohio State University, completed residencies in internal medicine and in psychiatry at the University of Iowa, and received his research training at the Research Institute of the Scripps Clinic. Dr. Lewis has published over 480 scientific articles. In recognition of his research accomplishments, he has received the American Psychiatric Association’s Research Award, NIMH Senior Scientist and MERIT Awards, and the Lieber Prize for Schizophrenia Research from NARSAD. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and of the Association of American Physicians.