Genetics of the Brain and Behavioral Disorders in Psychiatric Illnesses

  • Chile
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  • France
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  • Israel
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  • Italy
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  • Netherlands
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  • Switzerland
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  • United Kingdom

Dr. Gur leads an international collaboration to study the genetics of the brain and behavioral disorders in particular psychiatric illnesses such as schizophrenia associated with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, a multisystem disorder which includes birth defects and developmental and behavioral differences across the lifespan. In addition to Penn Medicine and the 22q and You Center at CHOP, participating academic sites include Chile, Australia, Israel, UK, Switzerland, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Ireland, France, Belgium, Canada and throughout the US.