Dr. Romo-Nava is a Clinical Research Scientist studying the role of brain-body communication in the context of psychiatric disorders with a “Neuroscience of the Body” approach.

Dr. Romo-Nava is Associate Chief Research Officer at the Lindner Center of HOPE and Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at the University of Cincinnati. He graduated as MD at the Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Mexico. He then completed his residency training in Psychiatry and a clinical fellowship in affective disorders at the National Institute of Psychiatry and the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM). Dr. Romo-Nava then graduated with honors obtaining the PhD in Biomedical Sciences with a focus in neuroscience and hypothalamic integration mechanisms at the Institute for Biomedical Research at the UNAM. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Division of Bipolar Disorder Research in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Romo-Nava has been PI and Co-I in several clinical and translational studies. He has received several academic distinctions, including the 2017 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant by the Brain and Behavior Foundation, and a 2016 Pilot Translational Research Program Award by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at the University of Cincinnati.