The Lancet  Neurology Autoimmune Disorder Conference


Daniel Javitt, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, USA

Dr Javitt received his BA, magna cum laude, from Princeton University in 1979, and his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1983. He completed his residency in psychiatry in 1987, and earned a PhD in neuroscience from Einstein in 1990. He has published over 250 articles on issues related to normal brain function, NMDA receptors, and schizophrenia.

He has received several awards, including the Penwalt Resident Research Award from the American Psychiatric Association in 1987; The Kempf Fund Award for Research Development from the American Psychiatric Association in 1992; the AE Bennett Basic Science Award from the Society for Biological Psychiatry in 1998; the Joel Elkes Research Award from the American College of Neuropsychopharmacologyin 2002; a MERIT award from the National Institutes of Mental Health in 2003; the Alexander Grailnick Award from the Child Welfare League of Americain 2007; the Stanley Dean Award for Schizophrenia Research from theAmerican College of Psychiatrists in 2012; and the Research Award from the American Psychiatric Association in 2013.

Dr Javitt’s research is supported by the National Institute for Mental Health, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Stanley Medical Research Institute, and other philanthropic organisations.  He currently serves on the editorial board of several prestigious journals including Schizophrenia Bulletin, Schizophrenia Research, and American Journal of Psychiatry.  He is a Fellow of theAmerican College of Neuropsychopharmacology, an advisory board member for the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation and a standing member of the Institute of MedicineNeuro Forum.

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