Discover Brigham Behavioral Health Research

Discover Brigham Behavioral Health Research

On October 7, 2015, Discover Brigham highlighted the cutting-edge biomedical investigations of more than 3,000 researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). 

David Silbersweig, MD, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Co-Director of the Institute for the Neurosciences, Hadine Joffe, MD, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Psychiatry and David Ahern, PhD, Director of the Program in Behavioral Informatics and eHealth, Department of Psychiatry discussed their research on mental and behavioral health at Discover Brigham.

Dr. Silbersweig, MD is using functional neuroimaging to improve our understanding of psychiatric illness.

Dr. Joffe is studying the causes of sleep disturbance and depression during the menopause transition, particularly the role of estradiol and the contribution of hot flashes, as well as the best approaches to treating these menopause-related symptoms.

Dr. Ahern is studying technology-enabled interventions for mental health disorders.

Learn more about biomedical research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital:  


David A. Silbersweig, MDDavid A. Silbersweig, MD

Hadine Joffe, MD,MScHadine Joffe, MD,MSc

 David K. Ahern, PhD David K. Ahern, PhD

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