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Michael Fox, M.D.,Ph.D.

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Ohio State UniversityBS2001Electrical Engineering
Washington University in St. LouisMD, PhD2008Medicine, Neuroscience

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Michael Fox, MD, PhD, is a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Founding Director of the Center for Brain Circuit Therapeutics, the Raymond D. Adams Distinguished Chair of Neurology, and the Kaye Family Director of Psychiatric Brain Stimulation at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Dr. Fox received a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Ohio State University in 2001 followed by an MD and PhD from Washington University in St. Louis in 2008. Following a medical internship at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, he completed his Neurology Residency and Movement Disorders Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He joined the faculty of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School in 2014 and moved to Brigham and Women's Hospital in 2020 to found the Center for Brain Circuit Therapeutics.

Clinically, Dr. Fox specializes in the use of both invasive and noninvasive brain stimulation for the treatment of brain disease. His practice includes deep brain stimulation (DBS) for the treatment of Parkinson's Disease, essential tremor, and dystonia as well as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for treatment of medication-refractory depression.

Dr. Fox's research focuses on the development of new and improved treatments for brain disease based on understanding brain networks and the effects of brain stimulation. He is a recognized expert in the use of brain network imaging techniques such as resting state functional connectivity MRI and a leader in applying these techniques towards improved brain stimulation therapies. He is the author of numerous highly cited articles in the fields of brain imaging and brain stimulation, holds multiple patents, and has won awards for his work across the fields of neurology, psychiatry, brain stimulation, and translational neuroscience.

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  1. R01MH130666 (HORN, ANDREAS) Aug 1, 2022 - May 31, 2027
    NIH
    Toward Connectomic Deep Brain Stimulation in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    Role: Co-Investigator
  2. R01NS127892 (FOX, MICHAEL D) Jul 1, 2022 - Mar 31, 2027
    NIH
    Using brain lesions and deep brain stimulation to identify an epilepsy circuit
    Role: Principal Investigator
  3. R21NS123813 (FOX, MICHAEL D) Mar 15, 2022 - Feb 28, 2025
    NIH
    Identifying neuromodulation targets for pain in the human brain
    Role: Principal Investigator
  4. R56AG069086 (FOX, MICHAEL D) Apr 15, 2021 - Mar 31, 2022
    NIH
    Transdiagnostic memory, mood and motor circuits in Alzheimer's and neurodegenerative disease
    Role: Principal Investigator
  5. R21MH126271 (FOX, MICHAEL D) Apr 1, 2021 - Mar 31, 2024
    NIH
    Targeted modulation of symptom-specific brain circuits with transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Role: Principal Investigator

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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.