Gur_Tamar_724x840Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
College of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

1670 Upham Drive
Columbus, OH 43210


Research Goals

Dr. Gur's laboratory seeks to understand the contribution of maternal mental illness to the development in psychiatric outcomes in the offspring. They use an interdisciplinary approach to address the mechanisms of transgenerational transmission of psychiatric illness, including molecular, biochemical, epigenetic and behavioral methods.

Research Interests

  • Transgenerational transmission of psychiatric illness
  • Microbiome
  • Stress

PubMed articles  Gur Lab

Education and Training

MD/PhD: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Residency: Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry

Honors and News

  • NARSAD Young Investigator Award, Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, 2014-2016
  • Transdisciplinary Scholar, March of Dimes, Ohio Collaborative, 2015-2017
  • KL2 Award, Ohio State CCTS, 2015-2017
  • Career Development Leadership Award, Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 2014
  • Faculty Achievement Award, 2015
  • Landacre Research Honor Society Mentor of the Year, 2017
  • K08 Career Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 2017-present

Clinical profile