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Principal Investigator

S.A. Kushner Professor


  • Department
  • Psychiatry
  • Focus area
  • Genetics, Neuroscience, Human Pluripotent Stem Cells (hiPSCs)
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Steven A. Kushner, M.D., Ph.D. is the Professor of Neurobiological Psychiatry at Erasmus MC, where he is Director of the Population Neuroscience Academic Center for Excellence and founding member of the ENCORE Expertise Center for hereditary neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as Chair of the Dutch Neurofederation and FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence Scholar.

Prof. Kushner’s research focuses on leveraging human genetics and fundamental neuroscience to uncover pathophysiological mechanisms underlying neuropsychiatric disorders and define improved clinical strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric illness.

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