Wayne C. Drevets, M.D.

Wayne C. Drevets, M.D.


Vice President
Mood Disease Area Leader, Neuroscience Therapeutic Area
Janssen Research and Development

Dr. Drevets is an accomplished researcher and is internationally recognized for his work in neuroimaging in psychiatry as well as the functional neuroanatomical correlates of the normal and diseased brain. He has contributed over 130 publications in this area, many of which have provided substantial insights into the understanding of the neural basis of brain function in patients and the neurobiological heterogeneity of mental disorders. Dr. Drevets has also been a pioneer in efforts to explore novel therapies and diagnostic approaches in depression and other mood disorders.

Dr. Drevets has served on the faculties of Washington University, the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He was also Chief of the Section of Neuroimaging in Mood and Anxiety Disorders at the NIMH.

NARSAD Grants: Young Investigator 1996 and Independent Investigator 1999

Foundation Prizes: 2000 Freedman Prize Honorable Mention for Exceptional Basic Research by a Young Investigator