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Stephen Faraone, PhD, is a Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience & Physiology at SUNY Upstate Medical University and Director of Medical Genetics Research for the University. He is also Senior Scientific Advisor to the Research Program Pediatric Psychopharmacology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and a lecturer at Harvard Medical School. Prof. Faraone is Chair of the ADHD Subgroup of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium (PGC) and is a founding member of the PGC Coordinating Committee. He is also Editor of Neuropsychiatric Genetics. An author on over 700 journal articles, editorials, chapters and books, he was the eighth highest producer of High Impact Papers in Psychiatry from 1990 to 1999 as determined by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI, Science, 2000, Vol 288, pg 959). In 2005, ISI determined him to be the second highest cited author in the area of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (http://www.esi-topics.com/add/interviews/StephenFaraone.html) and in 2013 he was the third most highly cited researcher in psychiatry and psychology based on a lifetime H-Index of 71. (http://academic.research.microsoft.com/).
Alysa E. Doyle PhD is a licensed child and adult clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. She holds faculty appointments in the Department of Psychiatry and the Center for Human Genetic Research at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is also a senior staff member of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. Her research examines the relationship between genes, cognition and psychopathology across the lifespan. She has conducted behavioral and molecular genetic studies of ADHD throughout her career and currently chairs the neuropsychology working group within the international ADHD Molecular Genetics Network. Dr. Doyle has received several awards for her work, including election to Sigma Xi at Williams College, a Dissertation Research Award from the American Psychological Association and a 50th Anniversary Scholars Award from Harvard Medical School. She has been first or co-author on over seventy peer-reviewed publications, and her projects have been funded by the National Institutes of Health as well as private foundations