Srijan Sen, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, University of Michigan Depression Center
Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Professor of Depression and Neurosciences
Professor of Psychiatry
University of Michigan's Associate Vice President for Research for the Health Sciences
Professor and Research Professor of Psychiatry and Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute

Biography

Srijan Sen is the Director of the University of Michigan Depression Center and the Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Professor of Depression and Neurosciences. 

Dr. Sen’s research focuses on the interactions between genes and the environment and their effect on stress, anxiety, and depression. His research includes leadership of the large Intern Health Study, which focuses on studying physicians in their first year of post-medical school training using genomics, mobile technology and other tools to understand how stress leads to depression. As of February 2021, the study includes data from more than 25,000 interns at over 100 U.S. and Chinese teaching hospitals

Areas of Interest

  • Depression
  • Genes
  • Gene x Environment Interactions
  • Medical Education
  • Digital Psychiatry

Credentials

  • Yale (residency)
  • University of Michigan (MD and PhD)
  • Oxford University (undergrad)
  • Cornell University (undergrad)

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