International Society of Psychiatric Genetics

The International Society of Psychiatric Genetics (ISPG) is the primary worldwide organization dedicated to:

  1. Facilitating research in the genetics of psychiatric disorders (including substance use disorders) and allied traits.
  2. Promoting education in psychiatric genetics, both for the scientific community and for the lay public.
  3. Guiding early career researchers interested in the field of psychiatric genetics.
  4. Encouraging communication and collaboration between researchers in this area.
  5. Striving for the highest scientific and ethical standards in research and clinical practice.
  6. Paving the way to alleviate suffering due to psychiatric disorders.

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Board of Directors

President Thomas G. Schulze, M.D.
  University of Munich, Germany
Vice President  Jordan Smoller, M.D., Sc.D. 
  Harvard Medical School, USA
Treasurer James Potash, M.D., M.P.H.
  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Secretary  Elisabeth Binder, M.D., Ph.D.
  Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Germany
 Board Sarah Bergen, Ph.D.
  Karolinska Institute, Sweden
  Margit Burmeister, Ph.D.
  University of Michigan, USA
  Elliot Gershon, M.D.
  University of Chicago, USA
  John Kelsoe, M.D.
  University of California San Diego, USA
  James L. Kennedy, M.D.
  Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
  Markus Nothen, Prof.
  University of Bonn, Germany
  John Nurnberger, M.D., Ph.D.
  Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
  Dan Rujescu. M.D., Ph.D.
  University of Halle, Germany
  Jonathan Sebat, Ph.D.
  University of California, San Diego, USA
  Patrick Sullivan, M.D.
  University of North Carolina, USA
  Naomi Wray, Ph.D.
  The University of Queensland, Australia