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Jay N. Giedd, M.D. - brain & behavior research expert on autism
May 15, 2014

Jay N. Giedd, M.D. of the National Institute of Mental Health received the Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation in 2013. Learn more about the Outstanding Achievement Prizes at:



Jay N. Giedd, M.D.
Chief of the Unit on Brain Imaging in the Child Psychiatry Branch at the NIMH

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