George Magruder Anderson PhD

Senior Research Scientist in the Child Study Center and Research Scientist in Laboratory Medicine; Director, Core Resource Laboratory of the Yale Interdisciplinary Research Consortium on Stress, Self-Control and Addiction; Director, Laboratory of Developmental Neurochemistry (Child Study Center)

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Yale Autism Program; Tourette’s Syndrome & Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders; NIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders | Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) on Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Women's Health | Stress & Addiction Clinical Research Program | Laboratory Medicine

Research Interests

Stress response systems; Serotonin neurochemistry and psychopharmacology; Early biomarkers more...


  • Ph.D., McGill University, 1978

Selected Publications

  • Anderson GM. The potential role for emergence in autism. Autism Research, 1:18-30, 2008.
  • Anderson GM, Scahill L, McCracken JT, et al. Effects of short- and long-term risperidone treatment on prolactin levels in children with autism.Biological Psychiatry, 61:545-50, 2007.
  • Anderson GM, Jacobs-Stannard A, Chawarska K, Volkmar FR, Kliman HJ. Placental Trophoblast Inclusions in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 61:487-91, 2007.



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