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Steven E. Hyman, MD

Steven E. Hyman, M.D. is Director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and also serves as Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology. The Stanley Center is dedicated to reducing the burden of serious mental illness through research.  From 2001 to 2011, Hyman served as Provost of Harvard University, the University’s chief academic officer. From 1996 to 2001, he served as director of the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Hyman is President of the International Neuroethics Society, and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the U.S. National Academies where he serves on the governing Council, the Board of Health Science Policy, and chairs the Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders, which includes global mental health projects in its portfolio.