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Lab Director

Neil D. 17692Woodward, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Psychology
Bixler-Johnson-Mayes Chair


Neil Woodward’s research focuses on the neural basis of psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism. His lab uses a variety of approaches, including functional neuroimaging and psychological testing, to investigate the brain. Neil Woodward’s background includes training in clinical neuropsychology, neuroimaging, and neuropsychopharmacology. Neil received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Vanderbilt University in 2007 following completion of an accredited internship in clinical neuropsychology at the Edmonton Consortium Clinical Psychology Residency program. Neil is a member of the Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program and Center for Cognitive Medicine at Vanderbilt.  Click here for Neil Woodward’s full CV.