David A. McCormick PhD

Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neurobiology and Professor of Psychology; Vice Director, Yale Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Biographical Info

B.A., B.S. 1979 Mathematics and Psychology from Purdue University
Ph.D. 1983 from Stanford University
Faculty, Yale University School of Medicine 1987 to present.

Interests: Cellular mechanisms by which the cerebral cortex operates, both normally and abnormally, using a variety of electrophysiological and advanced imaging techniques.


Education & Training

Ph.D.
Stanford University (1983)

Honors & Recognition

  • Predoctoral Fellowship
    NIMH (1981)
  • Yngve Zotterman Prize
    Swedish Physiological Society (2001)
  • Dorys McConnel Duberg Chair
    Yale University School of Medicine (2008)
  • John R. Whittier Award
    Committee to Combat Huntington's Disease (1983)
  • Fellow
    American Academy for the Advancement of Science (2013)
  • Giannini Fellowship
    Giannini Foundation (1984)
  • NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship
    NIH (1984)
  • Donald B. Linsley Award
    Society for Neuroscience (1984)
  • Klingenstein Fellowship
    Esther and Joseph Klingenstein Foundation (1987)
  • Pattison Award
    Jand and Peter Pattison Foundation (1989)
  • Sloan Fellowship
    Sloan Foundation (1990)
  • Senior Investigator Award
    Esther and Joseph Klingenstein Foundation (1993)
  • Investigator Award
    McKnight Foundation (1997)
  • Jacob Javits Investigator Award
    NIH (2005)

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