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Raymond Booth

Raymond Booth

Professor

Mailing Address:

116 MU (Mugar Life Sciences Building), Boston, MA 02111

Expertise:

  • pharmaceutical sciences

Raymond Booth in the news

Creating a better drug to treat psychiatric disorders

I first became interested in drugs to treat brain diseases with I was a pharmacy student at Northeastern in the early 1980s. After I got my PhD in medicinal chemistry at the University of California–San Francisco, I returned to Boston for a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School. At the time, I was drawn to research on neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s. But by 1987, I switched to neuropsychiatric diseases,…