Emmanuelle Schindler, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Yale School of Medicine

Dr. Schindler is a board-certified neurologist and headache medicine specialist at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, and the medical director of the Headache Center of Excellence for the VA Connecticut Healthcare System. Among her efforts to optimize the management of headache disorders, she developed and executed the first studies seeking to understand the effects and mechanisms of action of psilocybin in cluster, migraine, and post-traumatic headache.

Previously, she studied the neuropharmacology of psychedelics and other serotonergic compounds in the context of receptor binding and intracellular signaling at Drexel University College of Medicine. She has published and presented on the biochemical, behavioral, neuropharmacological, neuroendocrinological, and therapeutic effects of psychedelics. Dr. Schindler remains at the forefront of headache medicine, and has won several awards for academic excellence. She has authored a number of publications and book chapters.