Dr. Peter Fox

Editor in Chief, Human Brain Mapping

Dr. Peter Fox is Editor in Chief of the journal, Human Brain Mapping, a journal which he founded in 1993. Dr. Fox is Director of the Research Imaging Institute, Vice Chair of Research and Research Education in the Department of Radiology, and a Professor in the Departments of Neurology, Psychiatry and Physiology at UT Health San Antonio.

Dr. Fox’s research focuses on the development of non-invasive imaging methods to advance basic and clinical neuroscience. In this research area, he has published more than 400 peer-reviewed papers that (collectively) have been cited more than 70,000 times (h-index = 120; Google Scholar). In 2000 he was named fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has been recognized as one world’s most highly cited neuroscientists by the Institute for Scientific Information and by Google Scholar. In 2009 he was named the Presidential Research Scholar of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Dr. Fox’s ongoing research includes development of the BrainMap database and related meta-analytic tools (NIH funded), application of these tools for modeling neuropsychiatric disorders, and evaluation of image-guided, robotic transcranial magnetic stimulation (irTMS) for treatment of major depressive disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder (DoD & VA funded).