Sean Boyden

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MGH has been at the forefront of many scientific advances in treatments for depression.

Sean Boyden graduated from Tufts University in 2017 with a B.S. in Biopsychology and Community Health. While at Tufts, Sean volunteered as a Clinical Research Trainee in the Rheumatology Department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he investigated central pain mechanisms and chronic pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Sean also worked in the International Social Insect Research Facility in the Tufts Biology Department, and in his senior year conducted an independent research project on the ability of an invasive wasp species to vector microbial pathogens. After his time at DCRP, Sean plans to attend medical school and pursue a career in psychiatry research.