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Joel Gelernter, MD

Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience; Director, Division of Human Genetics (Psychiatry)

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Joel Gelernter, MD

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    VA CT Healthcare Center S116A2, 950 Campbell Avenue

    West Haven, CT, 06516

    United States

Joel Gelernter
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Education & Training

  • MD
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center (1983)
  • BS
    Yale University, Music & Biology (1979)
  • Fellowship
    Psychiatric genetics, NIMH


  • Substance use disorder genetics
    Taipei, Taiwan 2013
    Development of Chinese SSADDA instrument; use in studies of ketamine and opioid dependence
  • Thailand, Illicit drugs
    Thailand 2010
    Thai-US Drug Dependence Genetics Research Training Grant
  • Alcohol, China
    China 2010
    Alcohol Dependence Genetics in a Large Chinese Pedigree
  • Drug dependence genetics
    Bangkok, Thailand 2009
    Training program

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