Edward S. (Ted) Brodkin, M.D.

Edward S. (Ted) Brodkin, M.D., Co-Director of ASPE, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and is Founder and Director of the Adult Autism Spectrum Program at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Brodkin has more than 20 years of experience in clinical work and clinical research on autism spectrum disorder (ASD), as well as in fundamental research on the genomics and neurobiology of social behavior development. He has also developed a novel cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness treatment program aimed at supporting social functioning in adults with ASD. Dr. Brodkin brings to ASPE expertise in human phenotypes of ASD, quantitative phenotypes for genomic studies, translational biology, and clinical trials.