Dr. John G. Csernansky
John G. Csernansky, MD, is a staff Psychiatrist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Chair at the Northwestern Medicine Stone Institute of Psychiatry. He serves as the Gilman Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Csernansky previously served as the Gregory B. Couch Professor of Psychiatry at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. His research interests include the neuroimaging of neuropsychiatric disorders, especially schizophrenia, clinical trials of cognition-enhancing drugs and the development of new animal models for neuropsychiatric disorders.
Dr. Csernansky has produced over 250 peer-reviewed publications and his research program has received grant support from the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute of Aging, and the Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as several foundations. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and has served as an officer of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and the Society of Biological Psychiatry. He also served on the Editorial Boards of Schizophrenia Bulletin, Schizophrenia Research and Neuropsychopharmacology.
Away from work, Dr. Cernansky enjoys relaxing outdoors. In the summer, he can be found sailing on Lake Superior or hiking the North Woods. In the winter, he trades his hiking boots for snowshoes. When it’s raining or snowing too hard, he enjoys classical music and playing the violin.
To learn more about Dr. Csernansky and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, please visit Northwestern University Psychiatry.