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Principal Investigators at NIMH
Dr. Swedo is currently Chief Pediatrics & Developmental Neuroscience Branch at the NIMH. Dr. Swedo received her M.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and completed her pediatrics residency at Children's Memorial Hospital (Northwestern University) in Chicago.
Dr. Ungerleider received her B.A. degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton and her Ph.D. degree, with a major in Experimental Psychology, from New York University.
Dr. Usdin is a Senior Investigator in the Section on Fundamental Neuroscience of NIMH. He attended college at Johns Hopkins University.