January 3, 2006 Presentation:
The Role Of Pharmacogenomics In Bipolar And Other Psychiatric Disorders
Neil B. Sandson, MD
Dr. Neil Sandson is a graduate of the Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his psychiatric residency at the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital Program (Baltimore, Md.) in 1995. After two years of directing the Consultation-Liaison Division of Sheppard Pratt at Upper Chesapeake, he assumed the Associate Directorship of the combined University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program. In July 2000, he became the Director of the Division of Education and Residency Training for the Sheppard Pratt Health System, which includes Professional Education Programs. Currently, he is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland Medical System. He is board certified in General Adult Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. His current clinical activities include running the Sheppard Pratt Psychopharmacology Consultation Service and rounds on the Sheppard Pratt General Adult and Trauma Disorders Day Hospitals. He has also written a book entitled Drug Interactions Casebook: The Cytochrome P450 System and Beyond, published by American Psychiatric Press in 2003, as well as numerous articles on drug interactions and psychopharmacology. He lectures widely on the topics of Drug-Drug Interactions, Bipolar Disorder, Evidenced-Based Psychiatry, and Psychotic Disorders. He has a regular column, Perspectives on Psychopharmacology, which runs in The Maryland Psychiatrist.