McLean Hospital Researcher Wins National Award

August 1, 2001 -- Belmont, MA -- Perry Renshaw, MD, PhD, director of the Brain Imaging Center at McLean Hospital, has been awarded the Gerald L. Klerman Award for outstanding clinical research achievement by the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSD).

Renshaw’s studies focus on the development of new therapies for mood disorders, specifically the causes and treatments of depression. Over the course of his research, Renshaw has explored the benefits of novel, natural products as well as low-field magnetic stimulation as possible treatments for depression.

Renshaw earned his MD and completed his internship in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 1988. He received his PhD in biophysics from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been on the McLean research staff since 1992.