Alex Korb is a postdoctoral researcher in neuroscience at UCLA and works as a scientific consultant. With an undergraduate degree in neuroscience from Brown University and a doctorate from UCLA, he is now developing therapeutic focused ultrasound neuromodulation for treatment of mental and neurological disorders.
His other research interests include using measurements of brain activity in depressed patients to predict antidepressant treatment response. Outside of the lab he coaches the UCLA women’s ultimate Frisbee team, where he uses his knowledge of brain and behavior to unlock their peak performance. He is the author of The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression.