Daniel Austin, MD

CA3 Resident
What I do: 

I'm currently a resident. Here are some of my hobbies/interests and other tidbits I'd like to share:


  • Backpacking
  • Cooking
  • Snowboarding


I went to medical school at Stanford.

Austin DR, Baker LC. Less Physician Practice Competition Is Associated With Higher Prices Paid For Common Procedures. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Oct; 34(10):1753-60.
Austin DR, Luan A, Wang LL, Bhattacharya J. Small increases to employer premiums could shift millions of people to the exchanges and add billions to federal outlays. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Sep; 32(9):1531-7.
Nanavati D, Austin DR, Catapano LA, Luckenbaugh DA, Dosemeci A, Manji HK, Chen G, Markey SP. The effects of chronic treatment with mood stabilizers on the rat hippocampal post-synaptic density proteome. J Neurochem. 2011 Nov; 119(3):617-29.
Malkesman O, Austin DR, Tragon T, Wang G, Rompala G, Hamidi AB, Cui Z, Young WS, Nakazawa K, Zarate CA, Manji HK, Chen G. Acute D-serine treatment produces antidepressant-like effects in rodents. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2012 Sep; 15(8):1135-48.
Hunsberger JG, Machado-Vieira R, Austin DR, Zarate C, Chuang DM, Chen G, Reed JC, Manji HK. Bax inhibitor 1, a modulator of calcium homeostasis, confers affective resilience. Brain Res. 2011 Jul 27; 1403:19-27.
Creson TK, Austin DR, Shaltiel G, McCammon J, Wess J, Manji HK, Chen G. Lithium treatment attenuates muscarinic M(1) receptor dysfunction. Bipolar Disord. 2011 May; 13(3):238-49.
Hunsberger JG, Austin DR, Chen G, Manji HK. Cellular mechanisms underlying affective resiliency: the role of glucocorticoid receptor- and mitochondrially-mediated plasticity. Brain Res. 2009 Oct 13; 1293:76-84.
Hunsberger JG, Austin DR, Chen G, Manji HK. MicroRNAs in mental health: from biological underpinnings to potential therapies. Neuromolecular Med. 2009; 11(3):173-82.
Malkesman O, Austin DR, Chen G, Manji HK. Reverse translational strategies for developing animal models of bipolar disorder. Dis Model Mech. 2009 May-Jun; 2(5-6):238-45.
Malkesman O, Pine DS, Tragon T, Austin DR, Henter ID, Chen G, Manji HK. Animal models of suicide-trait-related behaviors. Trends Pharmacol Sci. 2009 Apr; 30(4):165-73.
Hunsberger J, Austin DR, Henter ID, Chen G. The neurotrophic and neuroprotective effects of psychotropic agents. Dialogues Clin Neurosci. 2009; 11(3):333-48.