Carol A. Tamminga, M.D.

Carol A. Tamminga, M.D.
Carol A. Tamminga, M.D.

Professor and Chair of Psychiatry

Lou and Ellen McGinley Distinguished Chair in Psychiatric Research

McKenzie Chair in Psychiatry

Chief of Translational Neuroscience Research in Schizophrenia

University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical School

Scientific Council Member (Joined 1994)

2011 Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research

2010, 1988 Distinguished Investigator Grant

In broad terms, the work of Dr. Tamminga and her colleagues seeks to define predictors and understand the mechanism of treatment response; to crease and refine biomarkers, behavioral assessment and genetic variants that characterize psychotic disorders; to evaluate existing therapies for new indications; and, in collaboration with academic, industry and regulatory agencies, to hasten the development of more effective new treatments for psychotic disorders.

Prior to joining the faculty at UT Southwestern, Dr. Tamminga worked at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke (NINCDS) and the University of Maryland, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center. She co-founded the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research and continues to direct its activities.

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