Stephan Taylor, M.D.

Michigan Neuroscience Institute Affiliate
Professor of Psychiatry
Associate Chair for Research and Research Regulatory Affairs
Director of Residency Research Track Training Program
Director of PREP Early Psychosis Clinic

Rachel Upjohn Building
4250 Plymouth Rd.
Ann Arbor MI 48109-5765



Stephan F. Taylor, M.D. is a Professor of Psychiatry and Adjunct Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan. He also serves as Associate Chair for Research and Research Regulatory Affairs in the Department of Psychiatry and directs the Program for Risk Evaluation and Prevention. His research uses brain imaging, brain stimulation, and behavioral techniques to study psychosis, particularly early psychosis, and to develop and improve treatments for psychiatric disorders.

Areas of Interest

  • Schizophrenia, early psychosis, and early intervention
  • Treatment resistant depression
  • Neuromodulation (TMS, VNS, DBS)
  • Functional neuroimaging
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Neurobiology of emotion

Published Articles or Reviews

  • Taylor SF, Grove TB, Ellingrod VE, Tso IF, The Fragile Brain: Stress Vulnerability, Negative Affect and GABAergic Neurocircuits in Psychosis, Schizophrenia Bulletin, published online 31 May 2019, PMCID: PMC6811817
  • Norman LJ, Mannella KA, Yang H, Angstadt M, Abelson JA, Himle JA, Fitzgerald KD, Taylor SF, Treatment-specific associations between brain activation and symptom reduction following cognitive-behavioral therapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder: A randomized fMRI trial,” American Journal of Psychiatry, published online 28 Aug 2020, PMCID: PMC8528223
  • Fan J, Tso IF, Maixner DF, Abagis T, Hernandez-Garcia L, Taylor SF, Segregation of salience network predicts treatment response of depression to repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, NeuroImage: Clinical, published online 13 February 2019 PMCID: PMC6378906
  • Taylor SF, Kang J, Brege IS, Tso IF, Hosanagar A, Johnson TD, Meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies of emotion perception and experience in schizophrenia, Biological Psychiatry, 71:136-45, 2012, PMCID: PMC3237865

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