Kevin Pelphrey, PhD
Principal Investigator of the NIH Autism Center for Excellence—Neurogenetics of Autism Network
Kevin Pelphrey, a neuroscientist and expert on brain development is the Harrison-Wood Jefferson Scholars Foundation Professor of Neurology. His team seeks to understand the causes of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders to deliver the proper treatment to the right individual at the right time. Kevin is the Principal Investigator of the NIH Autism Center for Excellence—Neurogenetics of Autism Network. His contributions to science have been recognized by receiving an NIH Scientist Career Development Award, the John Merck Scholars Award, the Microsoft Corporation’s Breakthrough Award, and the American Psychological Association’s Boyd McCandless Award for distinguished early career theoretical contributions to developmental psychology.