Distinguished psychiatrist David Brendel, MD, PhD is a medical consultant for Genemarkers. Dr. Brendel is a Harvard trained, Board certified psychiatrist who specializes in treating individuals with impulse control disorders, bipolar disorder, major depression, psychosis, anxiety, substance abuse, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. He is an award-winning educator in medical ethics and professionalism. His book, Healing Psychiatry: Bridging the Science/Humanism Divide, was published by the MIT Press. He is frequently interviewed by major media news outlets for his expertise as a clinical and academic psychiatrist. Dr. Brendel advises Genemarkers on current best practices in psychiatric diagnosis and treatment, as well as optimal use of pharmacogenomics in ensuring safe, humanistic, and effective care.