Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Center for Neurobiology and Behavior

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Faculty Bio

Edward S. (Ted) Brodkin, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry faculty bio


B.A. 1988, Harvard University
MD 1992, Harvard Medical School
Intern in Pediatrics, 1992-1993, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Resident in Psychiatry, 1993-1996, Yale-New Haven Medical Center
Postdoctoral Fellow (Neuroscience), 1996-1998
Yale University, lab of Eric J. Nestler
Postdoctoral Fellow (Genetics), 1998-2002
Princeton University, lab of Lee M. Silver


Social neuroscience/Behavioral genetics/Autism spectrum disorders

Research interests:  

Developmental neurobiology and genetics of social affiliative and aggressive behaviors in mouse model systems relevant to autism, schizophrenia, and social phobia. Mapping quantitative trait loci and genes that influence social behaviors and brain development in mouse models.

Click here to visit the Brodkin Lab website - Social Neuroscience Laboratory

Areas of Investigation