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Anissa Abi-Dargham Professor, Vice Chair of Research Psychiatry School of Medicine

Biography

Anissa Abi-Dargham is an expert in areas of molecular imaging, pharmacology, schizophrenia and addiction. Dr. Abi-Dargham employs the use of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging to study the neurobiology of schizophrenia and mental illnesses. Her research has resulted in seminal findings describing the complex alterations of dopamine transmission in schizophrenia and their relationship to clinical symptoms, cognition and response to treatment. She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. 

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Education

  • M.D., Saint Joseph’s University

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