Menninger Staff

Sanjay J. Mathew, MD

Senior Research Scientist

Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Menninger Clinic Staff | Sanjay Mathew |

Sanjay J. Mathew, MD, is a senior research scientist at The Menninger Clinic and a professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). He is also BCM's vice chair for Research.


His research interests include clinical trials as well as experimental medicine studies in depression, anxiety and PTSD.


He is a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, for which he serves as the chief medical officer; the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (fellow); and the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 


He was named a Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher for 2010-2020.


Some of his most recent research has been published in the Journal of Affective Disorders; Depression and Anxiety; and Neuropsychopharmacology. Discover his peer-reviewed papers.


Dr. Mathew earned his bachelor's degree in Biology from Dartmouth College and his medical degree from BCM. He completed his residency at Columbia University and a research fellowship in treatment-resistant mood and anxiety disorders at New York State Psychiatric Institute.


He says he's proud to be associated with the long tradition of clinical and research excellence of The Menninger Clinic.