Director of the Lieber Institute for Brain Development and Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, Neuroscience and The Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
Daniel R. Weinberger, M.D., became the Director of the Lieber Institute for Brain Development and Maltz Research Laboratories in the summer of 2011 after leaving the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) where he was head of the Genes, Cognition and Psychosis Program. Dr. Weinberger is regarded worldwide as perhaps the preeminent scientist in schizophrenia research, having been at the forefront of scientific investigation of this illness and related disorders for a generation. He attended college at the Johns Hopkins University, medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, and did residencies in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and in neurology at George Washington University. He is board certified in both psychiatry and neurology.