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Bruce E Wexler, MD

Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry

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Bruce E Wexler, MD

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    95 rogers rd

    hamden, Connecticut 06517

    United States


Digital Neurotherapy: Helped launch the field with studies published in 1997, 2000.

Brain and Culture (MIT Press 2006) seminal text in cultural neuroscience.

NIH Director's Award for high impact, high innovation, paradigm changing medical research, supporting development of digital neurotherapy 2012-2016.

Founder and President "A Different Future", an NGO to reclaim the public idea space from extremists regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict 2002-14; Facilitator for the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land, conducted U.S. State Department funded study of how "the other" is portrayed in Israeli and Palestinian school books 2007-13.

Founder and Chief Scientist, C8 Sciences 2011- present, harnessing neuroplasticity in technology-enhanced content-independent micro-cognition training and assessment programs to directly improve thinking abilities and close academic achievement gaps in 5-9 year old children, provide scalable, non-invasive micro-cognition biomarkers to transform psychiatric diagnosis and create novel digital neurotherapies that improve outcomes in ADHD, Depression, Schizophrenia and Mild Cognitive Impairment.

Founder and Chief Scientist, Neutargeton Therapeutics 2023- present, system to deliver CNS drugs to wear they are needed in the brain to increase on-target and decrease off-target effects. Patent approved in <85 days because of absence of any prior art

Education & Training

  • MD
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1973)
  • BA
    Harvard College, Government (1969)


  • Second Track Peace Diplomacy
    West Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel 2002
    1. Co-facilitator, Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land 2. Director, Research study of portrayal of the &quot;other&quot; in Israeli and Palestinian school books.

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Transformative Research AwardNational Institutes of Health2011

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