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Karl Deisseroth

Karl Deisseroth

D. H. Chen Professor, Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and of Behavioral Sciences
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)
Phone: 
(650) 725-8524
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.