Dr. Alexander Neumeister has studied neuroscience and psychiatry for over 25 years. The author of over 130 published papers in his field, he has become a firmly established voice in the scientific community. Alexander Neumeister utilizes a proactive collaborative work style as he assembles and directs large teams of scientists in translational research, bringing pre-clinical and human models together to advance the cutting edge of psychiatric medicine.
After receiving his M.D. from the University of Vienna in 1990, Alexander Neumeister worked with a number of mental health organizations including the National Institute for Mental Health in Bethesda, MD. His primary focus over the past couple decades has been bringing discoveries at the molecular level to practical human study. For over 15 years, Dr. Neumeister has also been involved in psychiatric studies concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the ongoing traumatic effects of its recent civil war.
At home, Alexander Neumeister enjoys gardening and spending time with his family. A devoted father of three children, he takes family trips whenever possible. Several days a week, you can also find Dr. Neumeister working at St. Anne’s Soup Kitchen in Hamden where he has volunteered for years.