Dan Geschwind, MD, PhD
Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics, Neurology and Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA; Director, UCLA Neurogenetics Program and the UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment; Senior Associate Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor for Precision Medicine, UCLA
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Human Genetics; Board Certified Neurologist; Semel Institute at UCLA, Director, Neurogenetics Program in the Department of Neurology and the Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART); UCLA Health System and David Geffen School of Medicine, Senior Associate Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor of Precision Medicine.
- Conducts research in neurogenetics: autism and language; focal neurodegenerative syndromes; and the structural/molecular basis of human cognitive specializations
- Has published over 500 papers and serves on the editorial boards of Biological Psychiatry; Cell; Current Opinion in Genetics & Development; Human Molecular Genetics; Neurobiology of Disease; Neuron and Science
- Served on multiple scientific advisory boards including the NIH Council of Councils, the NIH Mental Health Advisory Council and the Allen Institute
- Among the highest cited scientists in the field of neuroscience and genetics and is an elected Member of the American Association of Physicians and the National Academy of Medicine
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