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Thompson, Peter M

School of Medicine
(210) 567-5396

Dr. Thompson is a tenured Professor in the Department of Psychiatry who is the Medical Director for inpatient psychiatry at University Hospital and the Director of the Southwest Brain Bank. As an academic psychiatrist his career is focused on the education of the next generation of physicians and psychiatrists and conducting research to improve treatments for bipolar disorder. His research approach includes conducting treatment trials, phenomenological studies of symptoms, and measurement of molecular biological markers in human post mortem brain tissue. The research Dr. Thompson conducts has been funded since 1997 and the findings of this research have been published in leading neuroscience and psychiatric research journals.

6/2012 - Present Medical Director and Inpatient Unit Medical Director University Hospital, Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX
1/2011 - Present Adjunct Professor UTHSCSA, Clinical Laboratory Sciences
9/2010 - Present Professor University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
1/2005 - Present Consultant Texas Medical Board
5/2003 - Present Director Southwest Brain Bank and Director UTHSCSA, Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX

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