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Integrative Studies of Biology and Behavior Program


Unlike other programs in the Branch that focus on specific classes of disorders, this program supports research focused on the interrelations among a broad range of risk processes and phenotypes across time and development that cross diagnostic categories. Of particular interest are studies that examine basic behavioral components that span multiple disorders; studies that link biological and behavioral components of normal and abnormal functioning; and studies of early neurodevelopment and behavior, etiology, biomarkers and assessment that are applicable to multiple forms of psychopathology. Also relevant are studies that characterize boundaries between and overlap among disorders in current diagnostic taxonomies.


Julia Zehr, Ph.D.
Program Chief
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 7169, MSC 9617