Sergio Lopez-Rodriguez, MD

Position: Research Fellow
Categories: Research Fellow

Dr. Lopez completed his medical training in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain (2012-2018). He is currently enrolled in the medical residency programme in psychiatry at Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge (2019-2023) and in the PhD Program in Neuroscience at Universitat de Barcelona (2022-present).

He is mainly interested in mood and anxiety related disorders and its impact and dysfunctionality in the long term. In this sense, he is a member of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Unit and the Treatment-Resistant Depression Unit of his department, where he has been given the opportunity to deepen his understanding of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS).

Dr.Lopez has joined the Laboratory of Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School as a Graduate Student Research Fellow learning about Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) in order to elucidate the possibilities and novel applications of these treatments in OCD and mood and anxiety disorders.