Katharine Thakkar

Katharine Thakkar
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Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and mental health

Assistant professor


Her research program aims to understand the biological basis of psychotic disorders, namely schizophrenia. She uses translational methods, largely grounded in animal neurophysiology, to examine the basic building blocks of impaired cognition, disrupted social abilities, and the core disturbances in the sense of self purported to characterize psychosis.