Lauren A.M Lebois
Instructor in Psychiatry
McLean Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Dr. Lauren Lebois, PhD, is a cognitive neuroscientist examining the biomarkers of trauma-spectrum disorders as a research fellow in the laboratory of Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She is also the Director of Neuroimaging for Milissa Kaufman’s, M.D., Ph.D. Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Research Program. Dr. Lebois completed her doctoral training at Emory University. Currently, she employs brain imaging, genetic, and behavioral techniques to better understand the cognitive, affective, and biological mechanisms related to traumatic dissociation, PTSD dysfunction, and recovery. She has a particular interest in self-processing related to PTSD and DID. Overall the mission of the team is to contribute to the scientific examination of traumatic dissociation and PTSD in victims of childhood abuse, and in doing so reduce stigma and improve care for these individuals.