Sameer A. Sheth, MD PhD Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Sameer A. Sheth is currently Associate Professor, Vice-Chair of Research, and McNair Scholar in the Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. He also holds joint appointments in the Department of Neuroscience and Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor, and is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University with a degree in Physics and Astronomy. He then entered the Medical Scientist Training Program at the UCLA School of Medicine, where he received both his M.D. and Ph.D. Dr. Sheth trained in neurological surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sheth specializes in the treatment of patients with movement disorders, epilepsy, and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Sheth is also a neuroscientist, with a Ph.D. and postdoctoral training in neurophysiology. His research interests are centered on a desire to better understand brain function and develop new therapies for neuropsychiatric conditions. Dr. Sheth runs the Functional and Cognitive Neurophysiology Lab, with funding from the NIH, McNair Foundation, Dana Foundation, and other sources.

Facility:
Baylor College of Medicine
Location:
Houston, TX
Session(s):

Surgical Therapies for Psychiatric Diseases

Plenary Session 2