Chandni S. Sheth, PhD

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Psychiatry - Research Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Adult Psychiatry

Academic Bio

Chandni Sheth, PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah. She obtained her PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Utah in 2016. Her dissertation project investigated neural circuits underlying aversion to alcohol in a rodent model. With an undergraduate degree in pharmacy and graduate training in the neurobiology of alcohol abuse, she has a broad background in the neuropharmacology of psychiatric illnesses, particularly in substance use and mood disorders.

Research Statement

Being particularly interested in a career trajectory with translational and clinical relevance, Dr. Sheth pursued a joint post-doctoral fellowship in the Diagnostic Neuroimaging groups of Dr. Deborah Yurgelun-Todd and Dr. Perry Renshaw at the University of Utah in the Department of Psychiatry. She has utilized state of the art in vivo neuroimaging techniques such as magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) to investigate neurochemical correlates of psychiatric illnesses. Her interests include investigating neurobiological alterations underlying psychopathology using multimodal neuroimaging and using this knowledge towards finding better therapeutic targets for intervention.

Education History

Type School Degree
Research Fellow University of Utah School of Medicine
Psychiatry
Research Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Utah College of Pharmacy
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institute of Chemical Technology
Pharmacy
B.S.
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Psychiatry
Clinical Research Fellow
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Psychiatry
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Undergraduate Institute of Chemical Technology
Pharmacy
B.S. India