Andrew F. Leuchter

Andrew F. Leuchter, MD, is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA.He also is Director of the Neuromodulation Division and a Senior Research Scientist at the Semel Institute.

An internationally recognized expert on the treatment of mood disorders, Dr. Leuchter directs the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Service in the Division, which performs more than 2,500 treatments each year for patients with depression, pain, and other neuropsychiatric illness. He is leading clinical trials to develop novel neuromodulation technologies for treatment of depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, including synchronized Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation. He also has unique expertise in development of biomarkers to inform diagnostic and treatment decisions.