Eric M. Morrow, M.D., Ph.D.

Eric M. Morrow, M.D., Ph.D., is a physician-scientist with extensive experience in autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders. Since moving to the Institute for Brain Science at Brown University in 2009, Dr. Morrow has taken an active role in building a multidisciplinary, translational research program in autism research. His laboratory research focus is on normal mechanisms that regulate brain development and on genetic and cellular mechanisms that lead to severe forms of autism. At the Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital, Dr. Morrow leads the Rhode Island Collaborative for Autism Research and Treatment (RI-CART), a statewide, population-based research network. The long-range goals regarding Dr. Morrow’s research are to contribute to the development of innovative medical interventions that will enhance cognitive and adaptive gains in the most difficult-to-treat forms of autism. Dr. Morrow received his PhD in genetics and neurodevelopment at Harvard University and his MD degree from the Health Science Training Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Medical School.