Matthew State, M.D., Ph.D.

 Matthew State

"Mental Illness: Why Genes Matter"

February 7, 2013 


Dr. State's lab has been in the forefront of identifying rare genetic mutations contributing to childhood neuropsychiatric disorders including autism. His work on Tourette syndrome and brain malformations has each been cited as among the top 10 scientific breakthroughs of the year by Science Magazine. Among many professional honors, this past year, he was awarded the Ruane Prize for Outstanding Research in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. He is a practicing Child Psychiatrist who has led the pediatric team at a community mental health center in Branford, Connecticut for nearly two decades.

For a short introduction to Dr. State and his work, visit this link. It was made when he won the 2012 Brain and Behavior Research Foundation Ruane Prize for Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research:


To view Dr. State's Grand Rounds, click here.

To view a video of Dr. State's public lecture, click here.

You Asked

To read Dr. State's "You Asked," click here.