Ronald S. Duman, Ph.D.

Ronald S. Duman, Ph.D.Ronald S. Duman, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobiology, director of the Abraham Ribicoff Research Facilities, and the Jameson endowed Professor at Yale University. His work has characterized the molecular and cellular basis of stress, depression, and antidepressant treatments, leading to a neurotrophic and synaptic hypothesis of depression and a framework for the development of novel therapeutic agents.  Duman has received the Anna-Monika Prize, Nola Maddox Falcone Prize, Janssen Prize, NIMH MERIT Award, and NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Award, and is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. He has authored over 300 original articles and reviews and has given over 250 invited lectures.