Portrait

The Brain Leap.

Natalie Rasgon MD, Ph.D.

Dr. Rasgon is a Professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford University’s School of Medicine. Prior to Stanford, she was Director of Menopause-related mood disorders program at UCLA School of Medicine, and in 2002, she established the Center for Neuroscience in Women’s Health at Stanford University. Dr. Rasgon is a renowned expert in neuroendocrinology and women’s mental health. Dr. Rasgon is the author of more than 180 peer-reviewed publications, 25 book chapters, and is a reviewer for 30 professional journals. Her predominant research focus has been on neuroendocrine correlates in various models of affective and cognitive neuroscience, the treatment of bipolar disorder in women, the use of hormonal interventions during menopause and the effects on mood and cognitive function, and the interplay between endocrine function and aging.