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Daniel Herman Wolf, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
10 Gates Building
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3692
Fax: 215-662-7903
Graduate Group Affiliations
A.B. (Biology)
Harvard College, 1992.
Ph.D. (Neuroscience)
Yale University School of Medicine, 2000.
M.D. (Medicine)
Yale University School of Medicine, 2001.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Transitional Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2002.
Resident in Psychiatry, McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2002-2005.
Chief Resident, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorders Program, McLean & Massachusetts General Hospitals, Boston, MA, 2004-2005.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2005-2008.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry Diplomate), 2006.
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Description of Research Expertise

Key Words
schizophrenia, reward, motivation, negative symptoms, fMRI, pharmacological imaging

Research interests, techniques, and summary:
My overarching goal is to develop a translational research program to study the neural mechanisms of reward and motivation deficits in schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, and in those at risk for these disorders. By utilizing pharmacological challenges during fMRI and perfusion MRI neuroimaging, together with detailed clinical and behavioral assessments, I seek to relate these deficits to dysfunction in specific neural circuits, and develop better methods for assessing novel therapeutic interventions. I am also developing active collaborations with geneticists, animal researchers, and pharmaceutical industry scientists in order facilitate clinical translation of basic neuroscientific discoveries.
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Last updated: 12/23/2016
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