Angela M. Reiersen, MD, MPE

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Washington University in St. Louis (WU)

Dr. Reiersen has general research interests related to epidemiology, genetics, and longitudinal course of childhood-onset psychiatric disorders. She is also interested in neurodevelopmental models of psychiatric illness and the relationship between psychiatric symptoms and neurological dysfunction. Research projects have included focus on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Tourette Syndrome (and other tic disorders), motor coordination, subtle neurological signs, Wolfram Syndrome, and childhood precursors to schizophrenia. Dr. Reiersen also collaborates on projects involving animal models which may advance our understanding of mechanisms underlying human psychiatric disorders.