Melvin McInnis, M.D.

Thomas B. and Nancy Upjohn Woodworth Professor of Bipolar Disorder and Depression
Director, Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program

Areas of Interest

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Major Depression
  • Adolescent Mood disorders
  • Genetics of Bipolar Disorder
  • Genetics of Major Depression
  • Longitudinal outcomes and translational research in mood disorders


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Fellow in Human Genetics and Psychiatry, 1989-1993
  • Maudsley Hospital, Inst Psychiatry, U. London, U.K., Residency in Psychiatry, 1986-1989
  • National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland, Research Fellow, 1985-1986
  • National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland, Internship and 1 yr Psych., 1983-1985
  • University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland MD, Medical School, 1977-1983
  • University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1975-1977