Psychiatric & Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit

The mission of PNGU is to identify and characterize the genetic basis of psychiatric, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental disorders and to translate these discoveries to improvements in clinical care and public health.

Ben NealeBenjamin Neale, PhD

Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit
Center for Human Genetic Research
Massachusetts General Hospital
Richard B. Simches Research Center
185 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 643-3296

Benjamin Neale's research focuses on the development of statistical methods for the analysis of genetic data. In particular, Dr. Neale's lab works on ADHD and autism to uncover the genetic basis of these disorders to learn more about the underlying neurobiological processes. More information can be found on the Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit website.