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Dost Öngür, MD, PhD

Dr. Öngür is currently the William P. and Henry B. Test Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the author of more than 80 articles on research into the neurobiology of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Dr. Öngür has a background in neuroscience and clinical psychiatry, and he is currently the chief of the Psychotic Disorders Division at McLean Hospital. Some of his research uses brain imaging techniques to study chemical abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to try to better understand brain abnormalities in people with psychotic disorders, as well as develop new treatment approaches to correct these abnormalities.