UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Thompson, Peter M

School of Medicine
Psychiatry
(210) 567-5396
thompsonp@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Thompson is a tenured Professor in the Department of Psychiatry whose research effort is focused on understanding the biology and improving treatments for bipolar disorder. His research approach includes conducting treatment trials, phenomenological studies of symptoms, and measurement of molecular biological markers in human post mortem brain tissue. Dr. Thompson has been continuously funded since 1997 and published in leading neuroscience and psychiatric research journals.

6/2012 - Present Medical Director and Inpatient Unit Medical Director University Hospital, Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX
1/2011 - Present Adjunct Professor UTHSCSA, Clinical Laboratory Sciences
9/2010 - Present Professor University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
1/2005 - Present Consultant Texas Medical Board
5/2003 - Present Director Southwest Brain Bank, Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX