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Jonathan Posner

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health & Community Psychiatry
North Pavilion Building, 2400 Pratt Street, Room 7021, Durham, NC 27705

Selected Grants


Duke University Psychiatry Physician-Scientist Residency Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

Prenatal maternal obesity and neurodevelopment: The mediating role of the microbiome and metabolome

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

Nutritional deficiency and dopamine: A neurodevelopmental study of starvation effects in adolescent anorexia nervosa

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. · 2022 - 2027

Mental health and Bolsa Familia: A mechanistically focused clinical trial of a cash transfer intervention on child brain, behavior, and mental health

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. · 2022 - 2027

Prenatal cannabis: A fetal neuroimaging study of neurodevelopment

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2026

Duke University Psychiatry Physician-Scientist Residency Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

Prenatal maternal obesity and neurodevelopment: The mediating role of the microbiome and metabolome

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

Nutritional deficiency and dopamine: A neurodevelopmental study of starvation effects in adolescent anorexia nervosa

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. · 2022 - 2027

Mental health and Bolsa Familia: A mechanistically focused clinical trial of a cash transfer intervention on child brain, behavior, and mental health

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. · 2022 - 2027

Prenatal cannabis: A fetal neuroimaging study of neurodevelopment

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2026

A Prospective Study Examining the Role of Gestational SSRI Exposure in the Development of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by The Trustees of Columbia University · 2021 - 2025

A Data Science Framework for Empirically Evaluating and Deriving Reproducible and Transferrable RDoC Constructs in Youth

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. · 2021 - 2025

Effects of prenatal maternal depression and antidepressant exposures on offspring neurodevelopmental trajectories: A birth cohort study

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. · 2021 - 2025

Maternal adversity, inflammation, and neurodevelopment: How intergenerational processes perpetuate disadvantage in a low-resource setting

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. · 2021 - 2024

Adverse Impact Of In Utero SSRI Exposure On Offspring's Brain Myelination At Birth And Social Behavior At 12 Months

ResearchMentor · Awarded by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation · 2022 - 2024

Leveraging artificial intelligence to develop novel tools for studying infant brain development

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2023

Breaking the cycle of intergenerational disadvantage: neurodevelopment among Puerto Rican children

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. · 2021 - 2023

External Relationships


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