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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Meet Our Team: Mood Disorders Research Program at Ben Taub Hospital

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Asim Shah M.D., (Director)

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Dr. Asim Shah is a professor and executive vice chair at the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Director Mood Disorder Research Program at Ben Taub Hospital. Dr. Shah has over 17 years of experience as a clinical researcher. He has published more than 175 papers and book chapters and has authored 2 books. Dr. Shah’s research interests and areas of expertise include ketamine, mood disorders, schizophrenia, suicidality, and tardive dyskinesia. Dr. Shah is conducting clinical trials investigating depression, newly onset schizophrenia, stable schizophrenia, suicidality, Parkinson and bipolar Disorder at the Neuropsychiatric Center-Ben Taub.

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Nidal Moukaddam, M.D., Ph.D.

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Dr. Nidal Moukaddam is a professor at Baylor College of Medicine and Harris Health Psychiatry Adult Outpatient Services. She has over 17 years of experience as a clinical researcher. Dr. Moukaddam’s research interests and areas of expertise include addictive disorders, psychosis and how mental health can benefit from technology use including wearables, smartphone applications and artificial intelligence.

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Syed Iqbal, M.D.

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Dr. Syed Iqbal is an associate professor at Baylor College of Medicine. He has over 15 years of experience as a clinical researcher. He has published around 16 scientific papers as a co-investigator and is included in more than 28 other publications. Dr. Iqbal’s research interests and areas of expertise include mood and anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, dementia, depression, and tardive dyskinesia. Dr. Iqbal is conducting a variety of psychiatric assessments on research participants.