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pavuluri, Mani MD, PhD

Mani Pavuluri, MD PhD, Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Berger-Colbeth Chair in Child Psychiatry, and the Founding Director of the Pediatric Brain Research And InterventioN (BRAIN) Center and the Pediatric Mood Disorders Program at UIC. She is preeminent scientist who developed many programs across the world and consults patients from nearly 30 states in USA. Her scientific work is a trailblazer for how we understand brain circuitry function and medication effects on brain function in young children with mood disorders such as bipolar disorder, funded by NIMH, NICHD, NARSAD, DANA Foundation and Marshall Reynolds Foundation. Dr. Pavuluri’s work is the foremost among the cohort of studies mapping the interfacing thinking and feeling brain circuits.