Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Current Members

Edward S. (Ted) Brodkin, M.D.

Edward S. (Ted) Brodkin, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 
Click for Brodkin bio


Arati Sadalge Kreibich, Ph.D.

Arati Sadalge Kreibich, Ph.D.
Research Associate

Projects: Neural circuitry and glutamatergic/GABAergic mechanisms of social affiliative behaviors; genetic models of autism and schizophrenia; gene-environment interactions in social behavior development; genetic studies of aggressive behaviors


Tamar Gur, M.D., Ph.D.

Tamar Gur, M.D., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Projects: Effects of intrauterine and early postnatal environment on social-emotional behavior development


Andrew Fairless, Ph.D.

Andrew Fairless, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Projects: Role of white matter development and serotonergic mechanisms in social behavior development


Margaret Mei-Kay Wong, B.S.

Margaret Mei-Kay Wong, B.S.
Research Specialist

Projects: Genetic models of autism and schizophrenia; gene-environment interactions in social behavior development; neurobiology of aggressive behaviors


Kareem Tyree, B.A., M.Ed.

Kareem Tyree, B.A., M.Ed.
Research Specialist

Projects: Genetic and neurobiological studies of social affiliative behaviors


Julia Katz

Julia Katz
Undergraduate student at the University of Pennsylvania

Projects: Role of white matter development and serotonergic mechanisms in social behaviors


Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan
Undergraduate student at the University of Pennsylvania

Projects: Neural circuitry and glutamatergic/GABAergic mechanisms of social affiliative behaviors; genetic models of autism and schizophrenia


Cara Piccoli

Cara Piccoli
Undergraduate student at the University of Pennsylvania

Projects: Neural circuits that mediate social affiliative behaviors 


Neha Vijayvargiya

Neha Vijayvargiya
Undergraduate student at the University of Pennsylvania

Projects: Role of white matter development and serotonergic mechanisms in social behaviors



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