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Daniel Camacho, MD, PhD

Psychiatry Resident

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Daniel Camacho, MD, PhD


Daniel (Dan) F. Camacho, MD, PhD, is a Yale Psychiatry resident in the Neuroscience Research Training Program. He attended the University of Michigan, where he received a BS in Chemistry, with distinction, and an MS in Biomedical Engineering. He earned his MD and PhD degrees from the University of Chicago’s Medical Scientist Training Program with a specialization in immunology.

Dan’s professional interests include patient care, research, science communication, and science outreach. His previous research has advanced our understanding of how allergic responses are triggered and how communication between cells of the body can allow cancer cells to grow unchecked. His current research aims to help us understand how interactions between immune cells and the nervous system contribute to mental health and psychiatric illness.

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Chicago (2022)
  • PhD
    University of Chicago, Immunology (2019)
  • MS
    University of Michigan, Biomedical Engineering (2013)
  • BS
    University of Michigan, Chemistry (2012)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
The Ira R. Levine AwardYale Department of Psychiatry2024

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