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Becky Kinkead, Ph.D.

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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine

Email: bkinkea@emory.edu

Research Description

Dr. Kinkead is the Associate Director of the CTSN. Her primary research interests include the mechanism of action of psychoactive drugs and the pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders. Specifically these interests include the role of peptide systems in the mechanism of action of antipsychotic drugs and sex differences in schizophrenia. The majority of her research has focused on the role of the neuropeptide neurotensin in both the clinical efficacy of antipsychotic drugs and the pathophysiology of schizophrenia.

Publications

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