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Jeff D. Sanders, MD, PhD

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Emory University


Research Description

Jeff Sanders is a psychiatrist within Outpatient Psychiatric Services and Crisis Intervention Services at Grady Memorial Hospital.  His clinical experience includes care of patients with antisocial personality disorder, psychopathy and schizophrenia within correctional settings.  He is interested in social impairments in these psychopathologies, including deficits in the ability to form affiliations, to regulate aggression in social contexts and to empathize with others.  Dr Sanders’ preclinical research uses state-of-the-art transgenic mouse technology to develop novel treatment strategies for these social disorders.