Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Matthew Kayser, MD, PhD

Dr. Kayser received his ScB with Honors in neuroscience from Brown University, and earned his MD/PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kayser then trained as a resident in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2013, he became the Physician-of-Record in the Unit for Experimental Psychiatry and an Attending in the Department of Psychiatry at Penn. Dr. Kayser's research has appeared in prominent journals such as Science, Neuron, The American Journal of Psychiatry, and JAMA Neurology, and he has been recognized with awards from the NIMH, the American Psychiatric Association, and the American College of Psychiatrists for his accomplishments. In addition to his research, Dr. Kayser has been recognized by the students at Penn Med with their highest award for outstanding clinical teaching and has helped develop a curriculum to educate medical students on the anatomical basis of psychiatric disease.


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