Brendon Watson, MD-PhD

Brendon O. Watson, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Appointments

2016-2017 - Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Cornell University
2013-2016 - Instructor in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Cornell University

Areas of Interest

Research Interests:

  • Neurobiology of psychiatric disease – rodent models and human treatment studies
  • Basic neurobiology of sleep, learning and information processing (For more information please see http://watsonneurolab.org)

Clinical Interests

  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Rapid-acting antidepressants including ketamine

Credentials

  • Fellowship, Neurobiology, Neuroscience Institute Laboratory, New York University
  • Residency, General Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons 
  • Ph.D., Neurobiology and Behavior, Columbia University
  • B.A., Biology, Cornell University