Mark George, MD

Scientific Advisor

Dr. Mark George is a world expert in brain stimulation and depression. Currently, Dr. George is Layton McCurdy Endowed Chair, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Radiology and Neuroscience, and Director of the Brain Stimulation Laboratory at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. George is the editor-in-chief of Brain Stimulation: Basic, Translation and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation.

In 2009 US News and World Report named him one of 14 ‘medical pioneers who are not holding back’. He is on several editorial review boards and NIH study sections, has published over 400 scientific articles or book chapters, and has written or edited 6 books. He has been awarded numerous international awards including the NARSAD Klerman Award (2000), NARSAD Falcone Award (2008) and the Lifetime Achievement Award (2007) given by the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP). Dr. George was an early pioneer in neuromodulation.