Stephen Koslow is Director, Office on Neuroinformatics, and Associate Director, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health. He also coordinates the Human Brain Project, a multi-government agency informatics initiative. He earned his PhD from the Division of Biological Sciences, Department of Pharmacology, University of Chicago.
Prior to his current position, Dr. Koslow was Director of the Division of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience at NIMH. His work focused on increasing the support and quality of neuroscience and behavioral research at NIMH to further an understanding of brain function and mental illness. While in this position, he initiated the Human Brain Project, a neuroinformatics initiative aimed at creating Web-based databases, analytic tools, and biological models of the brainDr. Koslow serves as the Chair of the Global Science Forum Neuroinformatics Working Group of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, and Co-chair of the United States/European Commission Committee on Neuroinformatics. He serves on the editorial boards of Biomednet and the journals NeuroImage, CNS Drug Reviews, and Human Brain Mapping.
Dr. Koslow is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. He has been awarded the NIH Directors Award for his leadership efforts, and the International Neural Network Society President's Award for outstanding leadership fostering international collaboration of Human Brain Projects through modern neuroinformatics.