Joshua L. Roffman, MD
Joshua L. Roffman, MD

Joshua L. Roffman, MD

Neurobiologist

Joshua L. Roffman, MD

Neurobiologist

 

 Joshua L. Roffman MD, MMSc is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Co-Director of the MGH Division of Psychiatric Neuroimaging, and of Co-Director of Mass General Neuroscience. 

A graduate of Amherst College and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Roffman trained in psychiatry at Mass General and McLean Hospitals before completing fellowship training in brain imaging and genomics at MGH.  He also underwent specialized training in clinical-translational research through the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology.  As director of the Brain Genomics Lab, he has received the NIMH BRAINS award, NARSAD Independent Investigator Award, and MQ Fellows award among numerous other grants.

Dr. Roffman’s research focuses on prenatal antecedents of severe mental illness in young people.  He works collaboratively with basic scientists and clinicians to develop early interventions that improve resiliency for individuals at increased risk for schizophrenia, autism, and other debilitating conditions.  Dr. Roffman also serves as Editor in Chief of the Harvard Review of Psychiatry and co-directs the Translational Neuroscience Training for Clinicians T32 fellowship.