George Magruder Anderson PhD

Senior Research Scientist in the Child Study Center and Research Scientist in Laboratory Medicine; Director, Core Resource Laboratory of the Yale Interdisciplinary Research Consortium on Stress, Self-Control and Addiction; Director, Laboratory of Developmental Neurochemistry (Child Study Center)

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchChild Study Center: Yale Autism Program; Tourette’s Syndrome & Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders; NIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training | Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) on Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Women's Health | Stress & Addiction Clinical Research Program | Laboratory Medicine


Dr. Anderson has a record of extensive collaboration with investigators at Yale University, a large number of national and international collaborations, and has authored or co-authored of over 250 publications in the fields of biological psychiatry, psychopharmacology and analytical chemistry.

He has served on the scientific advisory boards of Cure Autism Now and Autism Speaks, and presently serves on the editorial boards of Autism Research and the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.


  • Ph.D., McGill University , 1978

Selected Publication

  • Anderson GM. The potential role for emergence in autism. Autism Research, 1:18-30, 2008.