Melvin McInnis, M.D.

Melvin McInnis, M.D.

Thomas B and Nancy Upjohn Woodworth Professor of Bipolar Disorder and Depression
Professor of Psychiatry
Faculty Associate, Center for Global Health


Genetics of bipolar disorder, genetics of major depression, longitudinal outcomes and translational research in mood disorders. Dr. McInnis directs a large clinical research enterprise focused on bipolar disorder genetics and longitudinal outcomes. Patients are cared for in a large clinic with 4 nurse practitioners, 2 social workers, 3 residents, and 3 attending psychiatrists. We are have an NIMH funded project to identify adolescents at risk for BP disorder. An NIMH funded research project is focused on fine mapping of a region of interest on chromosome 8q24.

Research Area: 
Neuroscience and Psychiatry
Databases and Computing
Clinical and Biomedical Informatics
Medical and Translational Research
Human and Statistical Genetics