McLEAN IN THE NEWS

Perry Renshaw Promoted to Professor of Psychiatry

February 20th, 2004

Perry Renshaw

Perry Renshaw

Perry F. Renshaw, M.D., Ph.D., Director of McLean's Brain Imaging has been promoted to Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Renshaw's research focuses on the development and application of magnetic resonance imaging methods for the study of neuropsychiatric and substance abuse disorders.

Dr. Renshaw arrived at McLean Hospital in 1992, serving initially as the Research director of the Brain Imaging Center. Within a year, the Center (with a staff of three, and one MR scanner) was awarded its first extramural research grant, for $50,000. Today, with a staff of more than fifty researchers and support personnel, three MR scanners and plans underway for the addition of a fourth, the Center has awarded revenues of more than $4 million annually.

Dr. Renshaw has published more than 110 peer-reviewed original reports, contributed to numerous book and book chapters, and is the Principal Investigator on three grants funded by the National Institutes of Health. He is also a Co-Investigator on eleven other federally funded grants, and is the Principal Investigator on several industry-sponsored clinical trials.

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