Bruce Wexler, MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | Neuroscience Research Training Program (NRTP) | Yale Global Mental Health Program

Office of Cooperative Research


NIH Director's Award for high impact, high innovation, paradigm changing medical research, 2012-2016
Founder and President "A Different Future", an NGO to reclaim the public idea space from extremists regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Facilitator for the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land, designed and managing U.S. State Department funded study of how "the other" is portrayed in Israeli and Palestinian school books
Founder and Chief Scientist, C8 Sciences, created C8 Kids, a brain-based content-independent pedagogy to directly improve thinking abilities in 5-9 year old children. Combines computer presented brain exercises and physical exercises.

Education & Training

MD Albert Einstein College (1973)

Honors & Recognition

  • Transformative Research AwardNational Institutes of Health (2011)


  • Second Track Peace Diplomacy West Jerusalem, Israel (2002)

    1. Co-facilitator, Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land
    2. Director, Research study of portrayal of the "other" in Israeli and Palestinian school books.

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Contact Info

Bruce Wexler, MD
Mailing Address
PsychiatryConnecticut Mental Health Center
34 Park St

New Haven, CT 06519

Curriculum Vitae