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Dr Matthew L Baum

Resident Physician, Psychiatry, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and Caroline Miles Scholar, Ethox Centre

May - June 2024

Dr Matthew L Baum, M.D., Ph.D., D.Phil. holds an M.D. from the Harvard/MIT Health Sciences and Technology joint program, a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard Medical School, and a D.Phil. in Neuroethics (via the Dept. of Public Health) from the University of Oxford. He will transition to junior faculty at Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School Psychiatry in July 2024 after completing his medical specialty training. His clinical work is focused on psychiatric symptoms arising in known or suspected autoimmune disorders such as autoimmune encephalitis or lupus, and he will be setting up an immune psychiatry consultation service. He will be the inaugural Director of the Translational Neuroimmune Psychiatry Research Program in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Psychiatry with a focus on discovery of novel autoantibody biomarkers. He will also be affiliated with the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics and conducts research on the Neuroethics of Biomarkers.

Portrait of Matthew Baum