Scientific Advisors

Ralph H. B. Benedict, Ph.D.

Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Psychology Department of Neurology, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences State University of New York (SUNY)

Robert Bilder, PhD

A Clinical Neuropsychologist who has been actively engaged for over 30 years in research on the neuroanatomic and neuropsychological bases of major mental illnesses. He is currently Chief of Medical Psychology – Neuropsychology, and Senior Research Scientist, Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital.

Jeff Cummings, MD

Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Nevada and Cleveland, Ohio; Camille and Larry Ruvo Chair of the Neurological Institute of Cleveland Clinic and Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Terry Goldberg, PhD

Director of Research in Neurocognition at the Litwin-Zucker Alzheimer’s Disease Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Prior to his current position he directed a neurocognitive unit at the NIMH.

John Harrison, PhD 

Associate Professor at the Alzheimer Centre, VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam and Principal Consultant at Metis Cognition Ltd.

Phil Harvey, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Director, Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Miami University.

Steve Marder, MD

Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at UCLA; Director of the VISN 22 Mental Illness Research, Education Clinical Center (MIRECC) for the Department of Veterans Affairs; Director of the Section on Psychosis at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute.

Dave Rubinow, MD

Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor and Chair of Psychiatry; Professor of Medicine; Director, UNC Innovation and Health Care System Transformation; and Director, UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders.

Mary Sano, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and the Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research at Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Director of Research and Development at the Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital.

Lon Schneider, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Gerontology, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.

John Sweeney, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, and Vice Chair for Clinical Research at the University of Texas Southwestern, focusing on psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia and mood disorder and neurodevelopmental disorders including autism and fragile X syndrome. He is also currently Visiting Professor of Radiology at Szechuan University in Chengdu, China.

Dave Walling, PhD 

Chief Executive and Clinical Officer at Collaborative Neuroscience Network, Inc.