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- Find a list of all clinical trials funded by NIMH
Principal Investigators at NIMH
Dr. Giedd is board certified in General, Child and Adolescent, and Geriatric Psychiatry. Currently, he is the Chief of the Unit on Brain Imaging in the Child Psychiatry Branch at the NIMH. His research focuses on the biological basis of cognitive, emotional and behavioral disorders.
Christian Grillon, Ph.D. is the Unit Chief of the Affective Psychophysiology Laboratory. Dr. Grillon received his B.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Paris XI, France. He completed his post-doctoral training at the University of California-Irvine and the University of California-San Diego.
Dr. Herkenham received a B.A. degree from Amherst College in 1970 and a Ph.D. in Physiological Psychology from Northeastern University in 1975.