Joel Gelernter MD

Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics and of Neurobiology; Director, Division of Human Genetics (Psychiatry)

Biographical Info

International Activity

  • Thailand, Illicit drugs
    Thailand   (2010)
    Thai-US Drug Dependence Genetics Research Training Grant
  • Alcohol, China
    China   (2010)
    Alcohol Dependence Genetics in a Large Chinese Pedigree
  • Drug dependence genetics
    Bangkok, Thailand   (2009)
    Training program
  • Genetics of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
    Israel   (2008)
    Professor Gelernter was involved in collaborations with investigators at Hadassah Hospital in the study of the genetics of posttraumatic stress disorder. The project has been completed.
  • Alcohol dependence genetics
    Northern Hunan Province, China  
    Research project
  • Opioid dependence genetics
    Chiang Mai, Thailand  
    Research project

Education & Training

Yale University (1979)
SUNY Downstate Medical Center (1983)
Psychiatric genetics, NIMH

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