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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Photo: Brian J. Mickey, M.D., Ph.D. (Adjunct)

Brian J. Mickey, M.D., Ph.D. (Adjunct)

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:


  • MD, PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • BS, University of Washington, Seattle

Clinical Interest:

  • Mood disorders
  • Neurostimulation therapies (ECT, TMS, VNS, DBS)

Research Interest:

  • Pathophysiology of affective disorders
  • Functional neuroimaging and genetic markers of psychiatric disease
  • Stress responsive neural circuits
  • Neurostimulation therapies

Academic Appointment:

  • Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan
  • Staff Physician, Neuromodulation Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Mickey BJ, Zhou Z, Heitzeg MM, Heinz E, Hodgkinson CA, Hsu DT, Langenecker SA, Love TM, PeciƱa M, Shafir T, Stohler CS, Goldman D, and Zubieta JK. 2011. Emotion Processing, Major Depression, and Functional Genetic Variation of Neuropeptide Y. Archives of General Psychiatry 68: 158-66.
  • Sen S, Mickey BJ, and Greden JF. 2011. Psychopharmacological Roadmap for Treatment Resistant Depression. In: Treatment Resistant Depression. Greden et al., Eds. American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
  • Mickey BJ, Ducci F, Hodgkinson CA, Langenecker SA, Goldman D, and Zubieta JK. 2008. Monoamine oxidase A genotype predicts human serotonin 1A receptor availability in vivo. Journal of Neuroscience 28: 11354-9.
  • Mickey BJ and Dalack GW. 2005. Auditory gating in schizophrenia: a pilot study of the precedence effect. Schizophrenia Research 73: 327-31.