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Nikos Makris, MD, PhD

Nikos Makris, MD, PhD
Dr. Makris received his M.D. from the University of Siena, Italy and Ph.D. from Boston University, Boston. He came to the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in 1991. Currently he is Director of the Center for Morphometric Analysis, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at MGH and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is also Director of the MGH Morphometric Analysis Center (MGH MAC) and co-Director of the Center for Neural Systems investigations (CNSi) at MGH.

Dr. Makris is a Psychiatrist, Neuroanatomist and Imager. His expertise is applied in four major ways:

  1. conceptualizing the neuroanatomical design to test the pathological basis and identifying biomarkers of different disorders using multimodal neuroimaging;
  2. designing the morphometric tools to measure brain regions;
  3. supervising and teaching research technicians in multimodal neuroimaging;
  4. performing reliability studies and contributing to scientific publications.

Currently, he serves as expert consultant to many projects including schizophrenia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, obsessive compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder, autism, alcoholism, cocaine addiction, food disorders, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, frontotemporal dementia, stroke and normal aging in rhesus monkeys.

View my recent publications on PubMed