Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD
Thomas P. Hackett Endowed Chair in Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital.
Director, Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation.
Director of Training and Education, Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute.
Associate Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program.
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.
Co-Principal Investigator, PCORI Mood Patient-Powered Research Network (MoodNetwork).
Dr. Andrew A. Nierenberg focuses on bipolar disorder and treatment-resistant depression. His primary interests are in comparative effectiveness studies of mood disorders and the development of innovative interventions. He has published over 460 papers and chapters and has been listed among the Best Doctors in America in every edition since 1994. Additionally, he has been awarded the Gerald L. Klerman Young and Senior Investigator Awards by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, the Brain and Behavior Foundation Calvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research, and was listed among the world’s most influential scientific minds in 2014 and 2015 by Thomson Reuters. Dr. Nierenberg has been Principal Investigator on multiple large-scale comparative-effectiveness trials and is currently PI of the Patient Powered Research Network, the MoodNetwork, an online research infrastructure which aims to collaborate with 8,000 patients to conduct patient-centered comparative-effectiveness studies.
Dr. Nierenberg received his BA from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He did his psychiatry residency at Bellevue Hospital Center/New York University and his fellowship as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Yale University to study clinical epidemiology. He is a practicing psychiatrist, researcher, and educator.