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Sharmin Ghaznavi. MD, PhD

Sharmin Ghaznavi, MD, PhD, is a psychiatrist and Scientific Director at the Center for the Neuroscience of Psychedelics (CNP) at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ghaznavi received her undergraduate degrees in biology, brain and cognitive sciences, and philosophy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She obtained her medical degree, masters degree in philosophy, and PhD in neuroscience from Yale University and completed a residency in adult psychiatry at the Mass General/McLean Psychiatry Residency Program. She is also the principal investigator on the CNP’s inaugural studies of how psychedelics impact neural mechanisms in patients with treatment resistant depression. Dr. Ghaznavi has been the recipient of the Dupont-Warren and Livingston psychiatric research fellowships from Harvard Medical School and a 2012 NARSAD Young Investigator Award from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.