Pat Levitt is director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development at Vanderbilt University. A neuroscientist and professor of pharmacology, he also chairs the scientific advisory board of Cure Autism Now and is a member of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, and the National Advisory Mental Health Council for the National Institute of Mental Health. His research interests are in the development of brain circuits that control learning and emotion. His clinical genetics and basic research studies focus on neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders and how genes and the environment influence typical and atypical development. He speaks frequently at seminars and conferences on the health and education of children.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Pat Levitt and other top speakers and celebrities.