BiographyHis research (1957 to the present) has involved animal neurophysiology, indole chemistry, human pituitary-adrenal regulation, non-linear brain enzyme kinetics, neurochemistry, neuropharmacology, protein structure and function, algorithmic neuropeptide design and currently dynamical systems measure-theoretic approaches to magneto-encephalographic analyses. He has published over 450 scientific reports and reviews. He has written and/or edited four books in brain science and has written two trade books published by Random House, Nightmare Season and and Simon and Schuster, Coming of Middle Age He has received the NIMH Career Teacher Award, the A.E. Bennett Research Prize of the Society for Biological Psychiatry, a MacArthur Prize Fellowship in Theoretical Neuroscience (1984-1989), a Senior Humboldt Prize Fellowship in Dynamical Systems, Bremen University, FRG (1994), and the Foundation’s Fund Research Prize of the American Psychiatric Association, 1989-90. He has been a principle investigator and consultant for the Fetzer Franklin Trust and the Fetzer Foundation since 1996. He has been a Johananoff International Prize Fellow in Psychopharmacology (Mario Negril Institute, Milan, Italy). He has been a psychiatric consultant for the San Diego Chargers, 1971-75. Dr. Mandell has been the recipient of Federal, State and/or Foundation support continuously since 1962.