Joseph T. Coyle, MD
Chief Scientific Advisor
Joseph T. Coyle, M.D., serves as the chief scientific advisor of SyneuRx and offers guidance on aspects of scientific endeavors, including developing new products or services, conducting research and ensuring that quality standards are met.
Dr. Coyle holds the Eben S. Draper Chair of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School. From 1991 to 2001, he served as Chairman of the Consolidated Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, which included the nine hospital programs of psychiatry affiliated with the Medical School. Before moving to Harvard, he also served on the Johns Hopkins School of medicine faculty for many years, where he was Distinguished Service Professor of Child Psychiatry and director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Over the last forty years, Dr. Coyle has pursued research in developmental neurobiology, mechanisms of neuronal vulnerability and psychopharmacology. Specifically, he has carried out research on the role of glutamatergic neurons in the pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric disorders for 30 years.
Dr. Coyle received his medical degree (M.D.) from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1969.
Dr. Coyle is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences (1990), a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1993), a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a fellow of the American College of Psychiatry and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.