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Karl Deisseroth

Karl Deisseroth

Residency:Stanford University School of Medicine Registrar (2004) CA
Internship:Stanford University School of Medicine Registrar (2001) CA
Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2006)
Medical Education:Stanford University School of Medicine (2000) CA
Ph.D., Stanford University, Neuroscience (1998)
M.D., Stanford University (2000)
A.B., Harvard, Biochemical Sciences (1992)

Deisseroth focuses on developing molecular and cellular tools to observe, perturb, and re-engineer brain circuits. His laboratory is based in the James H. Clark Center at Stanford and employs a range of techniques including neural stem cell and tissue engineering methods, electrophysiology, molecular biology, neural activity imaging, animal behavior, and computational neural network modeling. Also a clinician in the psychiatry department, Dr. Deisseroth employs novel electromagnetic brain stimulation techniques in human patients for therapeutic purposes.