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The basic research groups in the Department of Psychiatry study mechanisms of brain disorders.

The laboratory of Ariel Deutch, PhD, studies the role of dopamine in normal and abnormal brain function, especially in Parkinson's Disease and in schizophrenia.

The laboratory of Karoly Mirnics, MD, studies normal and abnormal patterns of gene expression in order to elucidate the mechanisms of psychiatric disorders.

Department of Psychiatry  |  Vanderbilt School of Medicine
Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital  |  1601 23rd Ave. S.  |  Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: (615) 936-3555  |  Fax:  (615) 343-8400 (fax)

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