Dr. Trisha Suppes

Dr. Trisha Suppes, M.D., Ph.D., is a distinguished expert on the biology and treatment of bipolar disorder, and mood disorders generally. Dr. Suppes is the Director of Exploratory Therapeutics and Professor at Stanford University in the School of Medicine. At the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, she is Director of the CSP NODES and is the Founder of the Bipolar and Depression Research Program. Her areas of expertise include long-term treatment strategies for bipolar disorder, identification and treatment of bipolar II disorder, treatment of those with bipolar disorders and co-morbid conditions and use of complementary medicine. She has recently launched a new initiative to explore the use of psychedelics for mood disorders and PTSD in Veterans. Dr. Suppes has been integrally involved in numerous initiatives to improve evidence-based treatment for bipolar disorders. Dr. Suppes participated as a member of the DSM-5 Mood Disorders committee on updating the APA DSM-5 criteria for Mood Disorders and was chair of the APA DSM-5 Bipolar Disorder subcommittee. She was the past President of the International Society of Bipolar Disorders (ISBD).

Exploratory Therapeutics Laboratory

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