Richard Maddock is a Professor of psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California Davis, USA. Originally from San Francisco, California, he received the B.A. degree in psychology, the M.S. degree in physiology, and the M.D. degree from the University of California Davis, Calif, USA, in 1970, 1975, and 1982, respectively. He then completed a combined residency in psychiatry and a research fellowship in biological psychiatry at Stanford University in 1986. Since 1986, he has been a faculty member at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California Davis. He is also a faculty member at the Imaging Research Center and the Center for Neuroscience at the University of California Davis. His primary interests are in the neural bases of anxiety and mood disorders as well as the neural mechanisms underlying normal emotional processing. His current research involves the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopy to test neurobiological models of the vulnerability to panic disorder. His research is supported by the NIH. He serves on the NIH Biobehavioral Mechanisms of Emotion, Stress and Health Study Section as well as other grant review panels.
Biography Updated on 27 September 2009