Faculty Profile: Noah Philip, M.D.

Noah Philip, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Hb
Bio Med Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Dr. Philip investigates novel treatments and diagnostic tools for mood and anxiety disorders. Active projects include conducting clinical trials of neuromodulation techniques (rTMS, sTMS, etc) and characterization of the neuroimaging correlates of stress and trauma through multimodal analytic approaches.

Biography

Dr. Philip's research interests lie in the development of new treatments and diagnostic tools for psychiatric illness, with a focus on mood and anxiety disorders. He currently has active projects characterizing the default mode network in PTSD, investigating neuroimaging correlates of stress, and in novel applications of neuromodulation.

Grants and Awards

PREDOCTORAL HONORS AND AWARDS

2000 Young Canada Works in Heritage Institutions Research Grant for work on Amphibian Evolution, McGill University
2001 Cum Laude, McGill University
2005 Alpha Omega Alpha, Albany Medical College
2005 Distinction in the Study of Biomedical Ethics, Albany Medical College

POSTDOCTORAL HONORS AND AWARDS

2006 Travel Fellowship, Future Leaders in Psychiatry, Emory University
2007 Research Day Award, Brown Dept of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
2008 Committee on Residency and Fellowship, American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology
2008 Research Day Award, Brown Dept of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
2008 Travel Fellowship, Workshop on Clinical Trials, American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology
2008 Travel Fellowship, Research Colloquium for Young Investigators, American Psychiatric Association
2009 Travel Fellowship, Society of Biological Psychiatry
2009 Resident Research Award, American Psychiatric Association/Eli Lilly
2009 Young Investigator Award, NCDEU
2009 Society of Biological Psychiatry, Education Taskforce
2009 Trainee Advisory Board, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica
2010 Travel Fellowship, Research Colloquium for Young Investigators, American Psychiatric Association
2011 Research Day Award, Brown Dept of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
2011 Top Poster Award Finalist, Society for Biological Psychiatry

GRANTS AND RESEARCH SUPPORT

Medical Research Grant, Rhode Island Foundation Philip (PI) 2/16/2011-
The Effects of Child Abuse and the Default Network - Using Functional MRI for a Better Diagnosis
This grant from the Rhode Island Foundation is to support further development of functional neuroimaging as a potential diagnostic tool for the effects of child abuse.
Role: PI

Evaluation of Low Emission NeoSync EEG Synchronized TMS Technology For the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder: A Multicenter Randomized, Double-Blind, Sham-Controlled, Trial Carpenter (PI) 2011-
This is a clinical trial evaluating EEG synchronized TMS technology as a potential treatment for Major Depressive Disorder
Neosync, Inc.
Role: Site Co-PI

PTSD and the Default Network: Developing Imaging Phenotypes
Career Development Award-2, CS R&D
Veterans Administration
(Letter of Intent Accepted, to be submitted Fall 2011)

Postdoctoral Award, Brown University Philip (PI) 11/15/2009
Varenicline augmentation in depressed smokers
The goal of this project was to demonstrate preliminary efficacy for varenicline as an augmentation agent for treatment-resistant depression in smokers.
Role: PI

NIMH T32MH067553 Miller (PI) 7/1/2009-6/30/2011
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grants (T32)
This T32 has been used to support education and training in treatment research and functional imaging, through a series of department seminars, university courses and faculty mentorship.
Role: T32 Research Fellow

Pilot Project Grant, Brown University MRI Philip (PI) 7/22/2010-6/30/11
ELS and the Default Network
The goal of this study is to assess changes in the default network in subjects with early life stress, compared to controls.
Role: PI

Affiliations

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2005-
Physicians for Social Responsibility, 2005-
American Psychiatric Association, 2005-
Rhode Island Psychiatric Society, 2005-
American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2008-
Biological Psychiatry, Associate Member, 2009-
Butler Hospital Staff Association, Member 2009-
Butler Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, 2009-
Butler Hospital IRB, Alternate Member, 2010-

Teaching Experience

Course lecturer/Supervisor, Biomed 510, Core Clerkship in Psychiatry, Alpert Medical School of Brown University 2006-
Co-leader, Resident Research Seminar with Katharine Phillips, M.D. General Psychiatry Residency, Alpert Medical School of Brown University 2009-
Course lecturer, Mood Disorders Module, General Psychiatry Residency, Alpert Medical School of Brown University 2009-
Supervisor, PGY3 Universal Treatment Program, General Psychiatry Residency, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2010-
Course Supervisor, BIOL 1950/1960 (Undergraduate Directed Research), Brown University, 2010-2011
Course developer and coordinator, Evidence-Based Medicine for PGY1-2s, General Psychiatry Residency, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2011-