Thomas V Fernandez, MD

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center and of Psychiatry

Research Interests

Anxiety Disorders; Child Psychiatry; Genetics; Genetics, Behavioral; Tourette Syndrome; Psychiatry; Tic Disorders

Research Organizations

Child Study Center

Psychiatry

Research Summary

Uncovering the genetic and epigenetic basis of childhood neuropsychiatric disorders including Tourette Syndrome, OCD, anxiety, and autism spectrum disorders. Using these findings to understand the biology of disorders, improve diagnosis and treatment.

Extensive Research Description

  • Genetic sequence and structural variation in Tourette syndrome, Complex Motor Stereotypies, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Clinical trials of medications for children with tic disorders

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Thomas V Fernandez, MD
Patient Care Location
Nieson Irving Harris Building
230 South Frontage Road

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Yale Child Study CenterPO Box 207900
New Haven, CT 06520-7900

Curriculum Vitae