Massachusetts General Hospital & McLean Hospital
Rakesh Karmacharya was born and raised in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal and came to the U.S. when he turned 17 to pursue higher education. He received his A.B. in Biochemistry from Harvard University, M.S. in Molecular Biophysics from Yale University and an M.D. & Ph.D. in Biophysics from Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
He is currently an Associate Professor at Harvard University, Director of Stem Cell Research at the Center for Experimental Drugs & Diagnostics at Massachusetts General Hospital and Medical Director of OnTrack Program for First-Episode Psychosis at McLean Hospital. He is a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar and a recipient of the BRAINS award from the National Institute of Health.