Amit Etkin

Amit Etkin is the Founder and CEO of Alto Neuroscience, and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, and a member of the Wu Tsai Neuroscience Institute at Stanford. He has received multiple awards, most notably the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award in 2017. Dr. Etkin is trained as both as a neuroscientist and psychiatrist. The overarching aim of Dr. Etkin's work is to understand the neural basis of emotional disorders and their treatment, and to leverage this knowledge to better understand how the brain works, guide current care and to develop novel treatment interventions. In support of this goal, Dr. Etkin also collaborates with neuroscientists, engineers, psychologists, physicians and others to establish a new intellectual, scientific and clinical paradigm for understanding and manipulating human brain circuits in healthy individuals and for treating psychiatric disease.
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