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Zubin Bhagwagar

MBBS, MD, FRCPsych, DPhil

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Zubin Bhagwagar, MBBS, MD, FRCPsych, DPhil


Dr. Bhagwagar trained in medicine and psychiatry at Delhi University in India and subsequently retrained in psychiatry at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom where he obtained membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and received his DPhil. He has been at Yale University since 2005 and has a specific interest in the clinical application of state of the art neuroimaging paradigms to understand the neurobiology of recurrent depression. Paradigms used include positron emission tomography, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and fMRI.

Since 2009, Dr. Bhagwagar has been working in the pharmaceutical industry first at Bristol-Myers Squibb and then Alexion Pharmaceuticals and is currently at Rallybio, a rare disease biotech startup in New Haven.

Education & Training

  • DPhil
    University of Oxford (2004)
  • Medical Research Council Clinical Training Fellow
    Medical School, University Of Oxford (2001)
  • Clinical Research Fellow
    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London (1999)
  • Resident
    University of Oxford (1998)
  • MD
    Maulana Azad Medical College (1994)
  • Resident
    University of Delhi (1994)
  • MBBS
    Maulana Azad Medical College (1989)

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