Headshot portrait of Douglas Levinson - Walter E. Nichols, M.D. Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
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Dr. Levinson directs the Program on the Genetics of Brain Function in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The program investigates the genetic basis of psychiatric disorders (schizophrenia and major depressive disorder), using genetic association, linkage and resequencing methodologies. In collaboration with Dr. Alice Whittemore, they are also actively engaged in statistical methods testing and development for genetic research.