John Seibyl, MD

Executive Director and Senior Scientist
Institute of Neurodegenerative Disorders

John Seibyl, MD is board-certified in both Psychiatry and Nuclear Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree at Yale University and completed his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Seibyl trained as a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University where he won the Fellows research prize two consecutive years. He joined the Psychiatry faculty upon completion of this training. Dr. Seibyl’s interest in brain imaging led to his returning for a training Fellowship in Nuclear Medicine at Yale under Dr. Paul Hoffer. He was recruited to the Diagnostic Radiology faculty and appointed Director of the NeuroSPECT Center, a clinical brain imaging research lab in the Section of Nuclear Medicine. Dr. Seibyl subsequently became Chief of the Section of Nuclear Medicine and Director of the Yale-VA PET Center and Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine. In 2001 he co-founded the Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders as a non-profit, independent clinical imaging research facility.