Alex Korb Ph.D.

Alex Korb

Alex Korb, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral researcher in neuroscience at UCLA. He earned a BS in neuroscience from Brown University in 2002, and his Ph.D. at UCLA in 2010. He is a postdoctoral scholar at UCLA., and is developing therapeutic focused ultrasound neuromodulation for treatment of mental and neurological disorders. His other research interests include using measurements of brain activity in depressed patients to predict antidepressant treatment response. He works as a scientific consultant. Outside of the lab he coaches the UCLA women's ultimate frisbee team, where he uses his knowledge of brain and behavior to unlock their peak performance. His book, The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression (New Harbinger Publications)is now available in paperback (also on kindle and audiobook).

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