The Team

Executive Committee

Nelson Freimer, MD

Nelson Freimer, MD

Maggie G. Gilbert Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Director, UCLA Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics

Director, Depression Grand Challenge

Associate Director, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Jonathan Flint, MD

Jonathan Flint, MD

Professor-in-Residence, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Senior Scientist, Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Michelle Craske, PhD

Michelle Craske, PhD

Vice Chair, Department of Psychology.

Professor, Psychology

Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Director, of the Anxiety and Depression Research Center at UCLA

Larry Zipursky, PhD

Larry Zipursky, PhD

Distinguished Professor, Biological Chemistry

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Leadership Council

External Members

Garen Staglin

Co-Chair
Mental health advocate and philanthropist, UCLA Staglin IMHRO Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

Niccolo de Masi

President & Chief Operating Officer, Andy Rubin stealth hardware startup
Executive Chairman, Glu Mobile

Laurie Gordon

Member, UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors

Stewart Resnick

Philanthropist, Resnick Family Foundation
Trustee, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Robina Riccitiello

Philanthropist

Shari Staglin

Mental health advocate and philanthropist, UCLA Staglin IMHRO Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

Campus Members

Kelsey Martin, MD, PhD

Co-Chair
Dean, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Gene Block, PhD

Chancellor

John Mazziotta, MD, PhD

Vice Chancellor for UCLA Health Sciences

Victoria Sork, PhD

Dean, Division of Life Sciences, UCLA College of Letters and Science

Roger Wakimoto, PhD

Vice Chancellor for Research

Peter Whybrow, MD

Director, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Science Advisory Board

The Science Advisory Board, composed of external partners, will review the quality and relevance of proposed scientific and technical approaches. The Board will serve as an advisory resource for the Executive Committee, and there will be annual reviews with the Board regarding direction, content and quality.

David Anderson, PhD

California Institute of Technology
Professor, Biology

Steve Hyman, MD

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Director, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Former director of the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health

Rob Malenka, MD, PhD

Stanford University
Co-Director, Stanford Institute for Neuro-Innovation and Translational Neurosciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine

Huda Zoghbi, MD

Baylor College of Medicine
Professor, Molecular and Human Genetics
Director, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Texas Children’s Hospital