Daniel Mamah

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Additional Titles & Roles


  • Director, Washington Early Recognition Center (2020-present)

Education & Training


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: NIMH: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2007
  • MPE: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2007
  • Residency: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2005
  • MD: Semmelweis University of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary, 1998

Major Awards


  • Dr. John M. Anderson Excellence in Mental Health Award, 2021
  • BRAINS (Biobehavioral Research Award for Innovative New Scientists), NIMH, 2014
  • DSM-5 Task Force, American Psychiatric Association: Member, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • President (founding), Missouri Psychiatric Association, 2010, 2011
  • Award for Outstanding Leadership, Eastern Missouri Psychiatric Society, 2010
  • NARSAD Young Investigator Award, 2009

Areas of Clinical Interest


Psychosis Risk, Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, Bipolar Disorders

Research Interests


1. Functional Connectivity MRI
2. Diffusion and Structural MRI
3. Cross-Cultural Psychiatry
4. Psychiatric Nosology

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Key Publications


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Funded Research Projects


NIMH (PI): Connectomics in Psychiatric Classification
NIMH (PI): Clinical and Biomarker-Based Trajectories of Psychosis-Risk Populations in Kenya.
NIMH (PI): Neuromorphometry of Psychosis in Bipolar Disorder
NIMH (site-PI): Psychosis-Risk Outcomes Network (ProNET)
NIMH (PI): Identifying Imaging Biomarkers of Schizophrenia Risk in Kenya
NIMH (PI): Genes, Behavior and Psychosis Risk in Kenya
NIMH (PI): Identification of Psychosis Risk Traits in Africa
McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience (PI): Optimizing Brain Connectomics in Psychiatric Disorders
NARSAD (PI): Neuromorphometry of Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders