Xin-hui Xie, M.D.
About The Author:
Xin-hui Xie, M.D. is a psychiatrist working for Shenzhen Mental Health Center and Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Psychological Health Center, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. He received his M.D. from Anhui Medical University.
Dr. Xie is mainly focusing on the point of biological psychiatry, especially Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), eye tracking, and novel therapies (e.g. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Transcranial direct current stimulation(tDCS)). On eye tracking, he initially proposed a method for calculating the disharmony of saccade dynamics of schizophrenic patients, the result was significant but still needs to be replicated in the future. Currently, he is focusing on new therapies such as TMS and tDCS, and hopes these therapies could alleviate the sufferings of patients with mental illness.
Carla Nasca, Ph.D., is a post-doctoral fellow of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in the laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at the Rockefeller University, New York. Dr. Nasca received her B.A. in Molecular Biology and her M.S. in Electrophysiology from the University of Palermo in Italy. She earned her Ph.D. in Neurobiology and Pharmacology from the University Sapienza in Rome, Italy, before moving to The Rockefeller University under the mentorship of Dr. Bruce McEwen.