Dr. Martin Teicher
Dr. Teicher on the Developing Brain
The primary mission of Martin H. Teicher’s research programs is to improve the life of children, adolescents and adults by exploring the etiology and treatment of psychiatric disorders that arise during development. A major focus of his work is on the effects of childhood traumatic stress and he pioneered studies into the effects of abuse on brain development. Another focus has been on the use of technology to aid in objective psychiatric diagnosis.
Dr Teicher received a Ph.D. in Psychology from The Johns Hopkins University, M.D. from Yale and residency training in Psychiatry at McLean Hospital / Harvard Medical School.
He is the Director of the Developmental Biopsychiatry Research Program at McLean Hospital and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard.
Dr Teicher has served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology since its inception and he is the child and adolescent psychiatry section editor for BMC Psychiatry.
He has received continuous funding from the National Institute of Health over the last 27 years. He is currently funded by awards from the National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute on Child Health and Human Development.
Dr Teicher has been a Committee Member of the Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology Study Section, the Small Business Innovative Research Study Section, and Neuroscience Fellowship Review Committee at the National Institute of Health.
He is the author of over 200 articles and holds 18 U.S. patents primarily for diagnostic technology and pharmaceutical agents. His articles have been cited more than 16,000 times.