Matthew W. State MD, PhD

Donald J. Cohen Professor (Adjunct) in the Child Study Center and Professor of Genetics and of Psychiatry; Co-Director, Yale Program on Neurogenetics


Departments & Organizations

Program in Neurodevelopment and Regeneration

Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Child Study Center: Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program

Genetics

Psychiatry: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Research Clinic

Research Interests

Genetic mechanisms; neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood


Clinical Interests

Child and adolescent psychiatry; genetic syndromes; Tourette's syndrome; Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder (OCD); developmental delay; mental retardation


Education

  • M.D., Stanford University , 1991
  • Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine , 2001

Selected Publication

  • Sanders SJ, Murtha MT, Gupta AR, Murdoch JD, Raubeson MJ, Willsey AJ, Ercan-Sencicek AG, DiLullo NM, Parikshak NN, Stein JL, Walker MF, Ober GT, Teran NA, Song Y, El-Fishawy P, Murtha RC, Choi M, Overton JD, Bjornson RD, Carriero NJ, Meyer KA, Bilguvar K, Mane SM, Sestan N, Lifton RP, Günel M, Roeder K, Geschwind DH, Devlin B, State MW (2012).De novo mutations revealed by whole-exome sequencing are strongly associated with autism. Nature. 2012 Apr 4;485(7397):237-41. doi: 10.1038/nature10945