Scientific Advisory Board

Scientific Advisory Board

The scientific achievements of the Institute are reviewed by internationally recognized scientists every third year. On the basis of a detailed report, the Scientific Advisory Board, consisting of experts appointed by the President of the Max Planck Society, evaluates and consults the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry.


Prof. Dr. Tracy L. Bale
School of Medicine 
University of Maryland
Baltimore, USA

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Deckert
Clinic and Outpatient Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy
University Hospital Würzburg 

Würzburg, Germany

Prof. Dr. Guy Goodwin
Department of Psychiatry
Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs
Laboratory for Biological and Personality Psychology
Department of Psychology
Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg
Freiburg, Germany

Prof. Dr. René Hen
Departments of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Pharmacology
Columbia University
New York, USA

Prof. Dr. Marian Joëls
Department of Translational Neuroscience
Brain Center Rudolf Magnus 
University Medical Center Utrecht

Utrecht, The Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Helen S. Mayberg
Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology and Radiology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, USA

Prof. Dr. Jonathan R. Seckl
Endocrinology Unit
Centre for Cardiovascular Science
Queen's Medical Research Institute
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Prof. Dr. Gustavo Turecki
Department of Psychiatry
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

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