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Yvette Sheline, M.D.

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Yvette Sheline, M.D.


Dr. Sheline is currently conducting fMRI studies of emotional dysregulation in depression, studies of treatment outcome in late-life depression, and studies investigating abnormal amyloid binding in late life depression, among others. She has received a number of awards and currently holds an NIMH Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research.

Dr. Sheline received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University, a master’s degree in Physiology from Yale University and her medical degree from Boston University. She is the author of a large number of scientific publications and serves as a reviewer for Biological PsychiatryThe American Journal of PsychiatryArchives of General Psychiatry and the Journal of Neuroscience among others.

Awards and Credentials

  1. NIH Mid-Career Investigator Award in Clinical Research, 2007-2012
  2. NARSAD Independent Investigator Award, 2005
  3. NARSAD Klerman Award Honorable Mention, 2002
  4. NARSAD Independent Investigator Award, 2002
  5. NIH Mid-Career Investigator Award in Clinical Research, 2002-2007

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Recommended Reading List

  • Untreated depression and hippocampal volume loss, • Sheline YI, et. al., Am J Psychiatry 2003; 160:1516-8.
  • Molecular, structural, and functional characterization of Alzheimer’s disease: evidence for a relationship between default activity, amyloid, and memory. Buckner RL,, J Neurosci 2005; 25:7709-17
  • Neuroimaging studies of mood disorders effects on the brain. Biol Psy 2003; 54: 338-52.

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