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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)

Contact Information

George Anderson, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Child Study Center

    PO Box 207900, 230 South Frontage Road

    New Haven, CT 06520-7900

    United States



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 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 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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