Dr Andrew Nierenberg (Keynote speaker)
Thomas P. Hackett MD Endowed Chair in Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, Director, Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation, Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Nierenberg’s primary interests are bipolar depression and novel treatments. He lectures extensively, both nationally and internationally, teaches, supervises, maintains an active clinical practice, consults to industry, and conducts clinical trials funded by federal, foundation, industry, and philanthropic sources. He serves as a peer reviewer for over 35 psychiatric journals. He is a member of the editorial boards of over 15 journals including the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Journal of Affective Disorders, Australian New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, and Bipolar Disorders and is the associate editor of Psychiatric Annals.
Dr. Nierenberg attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and went on to a residency in psychiatry at New York University/Bellevue Hospital and then became a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Yale University.Dr. Nierenberg then joined the faculty at Harvard Medical School, first at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts and then at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he holds his current positions. He is also Honorary Professor in the School of Medicine, Faculty of Health at Deakin University, Geelong Australia.