Dara Manoach is associate professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is a neuropsychologist whose research program uses neuroimaging techniques to illuminate the neural and genetic bases of fundamental cognitive deficits in neuropsychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders, particularly schizophrenia and autism. The ultimate goal of this work is to guide the development of targeted treatments. Dr. Manoach received her PhD from Harvard University in experimental psychology, then completed a clinical psychology internship at McLean Hospital and a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at Beth Israel Hospital. At Massachusetts General Hospital, she directs the Laboratory for Multimodal Neuroimaging of Cognition in Psychopathology in the Psychiatric Neuroimaging Division of the Department of Psychiatry, which is associated with the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging.
Associate Professor of Psychology