Luis Rosas-Vidal, MD, PhD

Assistant Adjoint Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Hometown: San Juan
College: University of Puerto Rico
Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

Psychiatry Interests:  Mood and Anxiety-related disorders

Dr. Rosas-Vidal's primary clinical focus is general inpatient consultation psychiatry.

Broadly, Dr. Rosas-Vidal's research focuses on the neural circuit regulation of fear and anxiety and their interactions with stress. More specifically, he is currently working on two distinct projects: 1) Understanding how decreases in the endocannabinoid 2-AG leads to increased fear generalization to novel stimuli and how neurons in the prelimbic prefrontal cortex regulate this process; 2) Basomedial amygdala to BNST circuit regulating fear and anxiety states, how these are modified following stress.