Daniel Fisher

Physician (MD, PhD)
University of Washington Medical Center; Harborview Medical Center; Puget Sound VA Hospital
University of Washington
Daniel graduated from Northwestern Unversity - Feinberg School of Medicine with his MD and PhD and is currently a resident in University of Washington's R25 Psychiatry Resident Research Program. He completed his PhD investigating the molecular control of neuronal excitability that influences active versus passive coping strategies in the lab of Dr. Dane Chetkovich MD PhD. Currently, he is continuing his medical training while serving as an adjunct post-doctoral fellow investigating the transcriptional signatures of the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia with Dr. Hongxin Dong MD PhD. Following his training, Daniel hopes to be able to begin a career as a successful physician-scientist and contribute to the growing body of literature describing the complex interaction between genes, environment, and behavior.