Etkin Lab



The Etkin Lab at Stanford University

Lab Director

Amit Etkin

Amit Etkin, MD, Ph.D

Amit Etkin, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, a member of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute, and an Investigator in the VA Sierra-Pacific Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) at the Palo Alto VA. Dr. Etkin is trained as both as a neuroscientist and psychiatrist. He received his MD/PhD at Columbia University with Nobel laureate Eric Kandel, completed his psychiatry residency and concurrent postdoc at Stanford University with Alan Schatzberg, and joined the faculty at Stanford in 2010. He has been awarded the BRAINS (Biobehavioral Research Award for Innovative New Scientists) R01 Award from the National Institute of Mental Health and a Dana Neuroscience Scholar Award from the Dana Foundation, and is an Associate Editor at Neuropsychopharmacology.

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The Etkin Lab is a team of researchers and clinicians who work together in understanding emotion regulation and improving the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders.

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Etkin Lab 2013/2014

Etkin Lab 2012

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