Charles B. Nemeroff
Charles B. Nemeroff was born in New York City in 1949. After graduating from CCNY (1970) and Northeastern University (1973), he received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in neurobiology from UNC at Chapel Hill. His residency training in psychiatry was conducted at both UNC and Duke University after which he joined the Duke faculty. He relocated in 1991 to Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, where he is the Reunette W. Harris Professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. His research has concentrated on the biological basis of the major neuropsychiatric disorders. His research is on the use of genetic, neuroendocrine, neuroimaging, and neurochemical methods. Dr. Nemeroff has received the A.E. Bennett (1979), Gold Medal and Research Awards (1996) from the Society of Biological Psychiatry, the Kempf Award (1989)m and the Samuel Hibbs Award (1990) from the American Psychiatric Association (APA). In 1993, he was awarded the Sachar Award from Columbia University and the Strecker Award from The Institute of PA Hospital. In 1997, he was the recipient of the Selo Prize from NARSAD. In 1998, he received the Research Award in Mood Disorders from the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) and in 1999 the Bowis Award. He was awarded the Menninger Prize in 2000, the Research Award from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in 2001, and the Burlingame Prize from the Institute of Living in 2002. In 2006, he received the APA Research Mentoring and Vestermark Awards and in 2008 The Judson Marmor Prize. With Alan F. Schatzberg, he is a Coeditor of the Textbook of Psychopharmacology, now in its fourth edition. He has served on the Mental Health Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Mental Health. He is the past President of the ACP. In 2002, he was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. He has published more than 900 research reports and reviews.
Biography Updated on 11 February 2010