George Kevork Aghajanian MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Neuropharmacology

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center


Research Interests

Neurotransmission; antipsychotics; antidepressants; hallucinogens; opiates more...


Education

  • M.D., Yale University, 1958

Selected Publications

  • Liu, R-J. and Aghajanian, G.K. Stress blunts serotonin- and hypocretin-evoked EPSCs in prefrontal cortex: role of corticosterone-mediated apical dendritic atrophy. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 105:359-64, 2008.
  • Aghajanian, G.K. Modeling psychosis in vitro by inducing disordered network activity in cortical brain slices. Psychopharmacology 2009, epub ahead of print.

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