David A. Silbersweig, M.D. is Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry, and Academic Dean (Partners Healthcare), at Harvard Medical School. He is Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, and Co-Director of the Center for the Neurosciences at BWH. He is a neurologist and psychiatrist, and Co-Director of the Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory. He has played a leading role in the development of neuropsychiatric functional neuroimaging and in the evolving field of neuropsychiatry. He brings extensive experience in the design and execution of advanced functional neuroimaging research studies. His work also integrates such systems-level neuroscience with immunology, genetics, neuroendocrinology and neurophysiology, to develop biomarkers and targeted therapeutics for neuropsychiatric disorders.