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

Public Health Interests

Behavioral Health; Child Mental Health; Clinical Trials; Human genetic data; Mental Health; Psychiatric Disturbances

Research Organizations

Child Study Center

Psychiatry: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Research Clinic

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
Yale Child Study CenterNieson Irving Harris Building
230 South Frontage Road

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
PO Box 207900
New Haven, CT 06520-7900

Curriculum Vitae