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Matthew Baum MD, PhD, DPhil

Matthew L. Baum MD, PhD, DPhil

Psychiatry Resident PGY1, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Matthew L. Baum, MD, PhD, DPhil, is a resident physician in psychiatry at Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School. He holds a DPhil in Neuroethics from Oxford University and an MD and PhD (in Neuroscience) from Harvard Medical School. He is the author of the book, The Neuroethics of Biomarkers: What the Development of Bioprediction Means for Moral Responsibility, Justice, and the Nature of Mental Disorder (Oxford University Press). His neuroscientific work at Harvard focused on the complement cascade, and its regulation, in a synaptic pruning hypothesis of schizophrenia.


Dr. Baum has no relevant disclosures.