Faculty and Research Staff

Below is a list of the researchers associated with the Center for the Biology of Creativity. To learn more about each of our scientists, please click on one of the names below.

Center Investigators
Robert Bilder

co-director

Dr. Bilder is a Clinical Neuropsychologist who has been actively engaged for over 20 years in research on the neuroanatomic and neuropsychological bases of major mental illnesses. He has received many awards for his research contributions, served on diverse federal and international advisory boards, provided editorial service to many scholarly journals, and received multiple grants from the NIH, private foundations, and industry. His work has been presented in more than 100 publications and 300 scientific presentations.

Peter Whybrow

co-director

Peter C. Whybrow, M.D. is Director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, the Judson Braun Professor and Executive Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital. Dr. Whybrow is an international authority on depression and manic-depressive disease and the effects of thyroid hormone on brain and human behavior. A founding member and Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American College of Psychiatrists, and the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Whybrow has lectured widely across the United States and Europe, and is the recipient of many awards.