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

Research: 

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