George Anderson, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in the Child Study Center and 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

Child Study Center: Tic Disorder & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Program

Laboratory Medicine

Stress & Addiction Clinical Research Program


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.

Education & Training

PhD McGill University (1978)


  • Neurochemical Research Canada (2008)

    Dr. Anderson engages in neurochemical collaborations with faculty at McGill University.

  • Autism Research Netherlands; Netherlands (2003)

    Dr. Anderson engages in autism research collaboration with child psychiatrists at the Universities of Groningen and Utrecht. The research is supported by the Amsterdam-based Korczak Foundation for Autism Research.

  • Autism Research France; France (2003)

    Dr. Anderson engages in longstanding and ongoing autism research collaboration with child psychiatrists and geneticists associated withe University of Paris and INSERM.

  • Suicidal behavior Israel (2003)

    Dr. Anderson engages in ongoing research collaboration with child psychiatrists at Tel Aviv University studying the biological basis of suicidal behavior.

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Contact Info

George Anderson, PhD
Mailing Address
Child Study CenterPO Box 207900
230 South Frontage Road

New Haven, CT 06520-7900