Adrienne Lahti uab psychiatry

Heman E. Drummond Professor and Chair
Director, Comprehensive Neuroscience Center
Co-Director, Alabama Advanced Imaging Consortium

Areas of Interest
- Neuroimaging
- Neuropathology of schizophrenia and bipolar
- Bridging human brain imaging and postmortem studies  


Dr. Adrienne Lahti earned an MD degree from the Universite of Liege in Liege, Belgium. She completed a residency in Psychiatry at The University of Michigan, and a fellowship in schizophrenia research at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC), at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She moved to UAB in 2006 where she is now the Patrick H. Linton Professor of Psychiatry and the Director of the Division of Behavioral Neurobiology. She leads the Neuroimaging and Translational Research Laboratory, an imaging lab dedicated to the study of schizophrenia using multimodal brain imaging techniques. She provides clinical care to patients with severe mental illnesses at the UAB Community Psychiatry Program, and to first episode psychosis patients in the UAB First Episode Psychosis Clinic.

Education & Training 

University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers

University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers

University of Maryland Medical System

University of Liege

University of Liege
Medical School

Areas of Interest

  • Neuroimaging
  • Use of multimodal brain imaging techniques (PET, fMRI, MR Spectroscopy) to study the neuropathology of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and to evaluate the effects of psychotropic drugs on brain function and biochemistry
  • Translational work aiming at bridging human brain imaging and postmortem studies.

Contact Information

Administrative Support:
Rebecca Irvin
P: 205.975-4642 | F: 205.975.4879 

Phone: 205.975-4642