Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders (BMAD) is an open access peer-reviewed journal that publishes highly innovative basic, translational, and clinical research that advances our understanding of the pathophysiology of mood and anxiety disorders. The journal welcomes research in all areas relevant to the disorders at the level of their underlying mechanisms.


  • Ahmad R Hariri, Duke University
  • Lisa M Shin, Tufts University


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Ahmad Hariri

Ahmad Hariri

Ahmad Hariri is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Investigator in the Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy at Duke University. He gained his BS and MS degrees in Evolutionary Biology at the University of Maryland, and was awarded a PhD in Neuroscience by UCLA in 2000. After three years of postdoctoral work at the American National Institute of Mental Health, he joined the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh, where he remained until 2009 and served as Director of the Developmental Imaging Genetics Program.

Lisa Shin

Lisa Shin

Lisa Shin is Professor of Psychology at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, where she has been a faculty member since 1998. After obtaining a BA in Psychology at Dartmouth College, she went on to obtain a PhD in Psychology at Harvard University. She subsequently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

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ISSN: 2045-5380