Eric Schmitt, MD, PhD

Eric Schmitt, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Radiology
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Eric is an assistant professor of Radiology in the division of Neuroradiology and research fellow with the Brain Behavior Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. He is interested in the interface between neuroimaging and genetics, particularly relating to neurodevelopment and psychopathology. Current projects include investigations into genetics of typical brain structure, the functional neuroanatomy of the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, and longitudinal statistical genetic modeling of pediatric neurodevelopment. Eric is trained in both statistical genetics and quantitative neuroimaging. He graduated from Stanford with a double major in biological sciences and psychology and earned both his MD and PhD from the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Yale and residency in diagnostic radiology at the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed both neuroradiology and imaging informatics fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania