Lynn Eleanor Delisi, MD

Adjunct Professor, Psychiatry

72 E. Concord Street


Dr. Lynn E DeLisi, MD, is a psychiatrist in the VA Boston Healthcare system and cares for very acutely ill psychotic patients. She is also a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, where she teaches residents and directs several research projects, the majority of which are on schizophrenia. She is a founding editor of Schizophrenia Research along with her co-Editor, Henry Nasrallah, MD. They have edited the journal together for the past 28 years.Schizophrenia Research is now the largest specialty journal in the field. Over the years it has had a major impact on the field and reports on new data generated worldwide by established researchers.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • Medical College of Pennsylvania, MD
  • University of Wisconsin Madison, BS


  • Published on 5/6/2020

    Bojdani E, Rajagopalan A, Chen A, Gearin P, Olcott W, Shankar V, Cloutier A, Solomon H, Naqvi NZ, Batty N, Festin FED, Tahera D, Chang G, DeLisi LE. COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on psychiatric care in the United States. Psychiatry Res. 2020 May 06; 289:113069. PMID: 32413707.

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  • Published on 5/1/2020

    Li KJ, Chen A, DeLisi LE. Opioid use and schizophrenia. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2020 May; 33(3):219-224. PMID: 32073422.

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  • Published on 5/1/2020

    Chen A, Park TY, Li KJ, DeLisi LE. Antipsychotics and the microbiota. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2020 May; 33(3):225-230. PMID: 32068569.

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  • Published on 10/7/2019

    Bigdeli TB, Genovese G, Georgakopoulos P, Meyers JL, Peterson RE, Iyegbe CO, Medeiros H, Valderrama J, Achtyes ED, Kotov R, Stahl EA, Abbott C, Azevedo MH, Belliveau RA, Bevilacqua E, Bromet EJ, Byerley W, Carvalho CB, Chapman SB, DeLisi LE, Dumont AL, O'Dushlaine C, Evgrafov OV, Fochtmann LJ, Gage D, Kennedy JL, Kinkead B, Macedo A, Moran JL, Morley CP, Dewan MJ, Nemesh J, Perkins DO, Purcell SM, Rakofsky JJ, Scolnick EM, Sklar BM, Sklar P, Smoller JW, Sullivan PF, Macciardi F, Marder SR, Gur RC, Gur RE, Braff DL, Nicolini H, Escamilla MA, Vawter MP, Sobell JL, Malaspina D, Lehrer DS, Buckley PF, Rapaport MH, Knowles JA, Fanous AH, Pato MT, McCarroll SA, Pato CN. Contributions of common genetic variants to risk of schizophrenia among individuals of African and Latino ancestry. Mol Psychiatry. 2019 Oct 07. PMID: 31591465.

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  • Published on 7/3/2019

    Hwang J, DeLisi LE, Öngür D, Riley C, Zuo C, Shi X, Sung YH, Kondo D, Kim TS, Villafuerte R, Smedberg D, Yurgelun-Todd D, Renshaw PF. Cerebral bioenergetic differences measured by phosphorus-31 magnetic resonance spectroscopy between bipolar disorder and healthy subjects living in two different regions suggesting possible effects of altitude. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2019 Sep; 73(9):581-589. PMID: 31125152.

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  • Published on 5/8/2019

    Li KJ, Smedberg DL, DeLisi LE. A Retrospective 4-year Outcome Study of Veterans Admitted to an Acute Inpatient Detoxification Unit for Opioid Use Disorder. Am J Addict. 2019 07; 28(4):318-323. PMID: 31067001.

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  • Published on 5/1/2019

    DeLisi LE. Editorial: Aging researchers. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2019 05; 32(3):145-146. PMID: 30720487.

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  • Published on 4/9/2019

    Nurnberger JI, Austin J, Berrettini WH, Besterman AD, DeLisi LE, Grice DE, Kennedy JL, Moreno-De-Luca D, Potash JB, Ross DA, Schulze TG, Zai G. Dr Nurnberger and Colleagues Reply. J Clin Psychiatry. 2019 04 09; 80(3). PMID: 30997963.

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  • Published on 1/29/2019

    DeLisi LE. Successful publishing of research: An editor's view. Psychiatry Res. 2019 07; 277:14-16. PMID: 30717988.

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  • Published on 1/28/2019

    Li X, Wu K, Zhang Y, Kong L, Bertisch H, DeLisi LE. Altered topological characteristics of morphological brain network relate to language impairment in high genetic risk subjects and schizophrenia patients. Schizophr Res. 2019 06; 208:338-343. PMID: 30700398.

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