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Research pioneer in the developmental origins of psychiatric illness is awarded the Sackler prize
Date:1/18/2008

ces during development in combination with biological/genetic predispositions," adds Dr. B.J. Casey, the Sackler Professor of Psychiatry and director of the Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Avshalom Caspi, Ph.D.

Dr. Avshalom Caspi is professor in the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre at King's College London and the Institute of Psychiatry at Maudsley Hospital. A graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Dr. Caspi earned his master of arts degree and doctorate in developmental psychology from Cornell University. He taught at Harvard before joining the University of Wisconsin faculty in 1989 and began his present appointment with the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London in 1997.


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