Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience

F. M. Kirby Chair in Neural Repair and Protection

Director, Neuropsychopharmacology Center

Area of Research: Regulation of synaptic function and plasticity in response to external cues including neuronal insults, maternal deprivation, and stress, via epigenetic mechanisms. Altered signaling at the synapse in mouse models of autism.