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Bruce Wexler, MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Psychiatry

Contact Information

Bruce Wexler, MD

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    Connecticut Mental Health Center, 34 Park St

    New Haven, CT, 06519

    United States



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)


  • 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.

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Transformative Research AwardNational Institutes of Health2011

Departments & Organizations