Robert Bilder is currently the Michael E. Tennenbaum Family Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, and Professor of Psychology, College of Letters and Science; Chief of Medical Psychology – Neuropsychology and Director of the Tennenbaum Center for the Biology of Creativity in the Jane & Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior.
His current research focuses on transdisciplinary and translational research. He directs the Consortium for Neuropsychiatric Phenomics (CNP) which aims to understand neuropsychological phenotypes on a genome-wide scale through a combination of human research, basic research, and informatics strategies (the CNP is one of nine NIH Roadmap interdisciplinary research consortia across all biomedicine; see www.phenomics.ucla.edu). Dr. Bilder also directs the Tennenbaum Center for the Biology of Creativity; is Co-Director of an NIMH-sponsored Center for Intervention Development and Applied Research focusing on translational research to enhance cognitive control; and is Co-Director of a new NCRR-sponsored Integrative Phenotyping Center for Neuropsychiatry at UCLA. Dr. Bilder also directs the Medical Psychology Assessment Center (a training clinic for neuropsychological and psychodiagnostic assessment) and the UCLA-Semel Institute Postdoctoral Training Program in Neuropsychology.