George Kevork Aghajanian MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

NeuropharmacologyPsychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center

Research Interests

Neurotransmission; antipsychotics; antidepressants; hallucinogens; opiates


  • M.D., Yale University , 1958

Selected Publication

  • 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.
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