David Grodberg, MD
- MEDICAL STUDENT (NO STIPEND PAID) | Academic Affairs
- ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
Dr. Grodberg is an investigator on several clinical trials and neuroimaging studies. He is the developer of the Autism Mental Status Exam, which is a brief diagnostic observational assessment for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Grodberg also maintains a private practice as a psychopharmacologist and psychotherpist. Dr. Grodberg is board certified in both Psychiatry and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry.
Autism spectrum disorders
An assessment tool for the 'new' autism-Medscape
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BA, Wesleyan University
T32 National Research Service Award
KL2 Faculty Scholars Award
- A multi-site, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of memantine vs. placebo in children with autism targeting memory and motor planning
This study examines the role of memantine (brand name: Namenda) on improving memory, language, and motor abilities in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). Funded by Autism Speaks’ Clinical Trial Network (CTN), this study is designed to further investigate promising ...
Grodberg D, Soorya L, Kolevzon A, Buxbaum JD. “Brief report: the autism mental status examination: development of a brief autism-focused exam.”. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 2012; 42(3): 455-459.
Grodberg D, Weinger PM, Halpern D, Parides M, Kolevzon A, Buxbaum JD. The autism mental status exam: sensitivity and specificity using DSM-5 criteria for autism spectrum disorder in verbally fluent adults. Journal of autism and developmental disorders 2014 Mar; 44(3).