Nikolaos Daskalakis, Ph.D., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
115 Mill St
Belmont MA 02478
|University of Athens, Athens, Greece||MD||12/2006||Medicine|
|Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands||PhD||12/2011||Neuropsychopharmacology|
|Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands||12/2011||Neuroendocrinology|
|Icahn School of Medicine, New York, New York||01/2014||Systems biology |
Nikolaos P. Daskalakis, MD, PhD, is the director of the Neurogenomics and Translational Bioinformatics Laboratory at McLean Hospital and an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is also an affiliate member of the Broad Institute, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and the National Center for PTSD. Dr. Daskalakis received his MD from the University of Athens, his PhD in neuropsychopharmacology from Leiden University, and completed post-doctoral research fellowships in clinical neuroendocrinology at Leiden University and in systems biology at the Icahn School of Medicine.
Dr. Daskalakis focuses on the interaction between stress and the brain, conducting translational studies and following an integrative systems biology approach. His lab uses transcriptomic and epigenomic profiling of brain and blood samples to identify gene networks associated with vulnerability and resilience to PTSD. Dr. Daskalakis leads the Systems Biology working group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium for PTSD. He is an editor for Brain Sciences, Frontiers (in Behavioral Neuroscience, Endocrinology, Neuroscience, and Psychiatry) and Neurobiology of Stress.
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Sep 1, 2020 - Aug 31, 2022
INTEGRATING NEUROIMAGING AND BRAIN GENE EXPRESSION FOR FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF PSYCHIATRIC GWAS
Role: Principal Investigator
(KAUFMAN, MILISSA L)
Apr 1, 2020 - Jan 31, 2025
MULTIMODAL APPROACHES TO NEUROBIOLOGY OF TRAUMATIC DISSOCIATION
(CARLEZON, WILLIAM A.)
Apr 1, 2019 - Feb 28, 2024
Silvio O. Conte Center for Stress Peptide Advanced Research, Education, & Dissemination (SPARED) at McLean Hospital
(RESSLER, KERRY J.)
Jul 25, 2018 - Apr 30, 2023
Site 3/3, Understanding PTSD through Postmortem Targeted Brain Multiomics
(NIEVERGELT, CAROLINE M)
Aug 19, 2016 - Jun 30, 2024
Psychiatric Genomics Consortium for PTSD
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