Matthew Slate, M.D., Ph.D.

Scientific Advisory Board

Matthew State MD, PhD, is a child psychiatrist and geneticist studying pediatric neuropsychiatric syndromes. His lab leverages gene discovery to illuminate the biology of autism spectrum disorders, Tourette Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and other neurodevelopmental syndromes. He is currently the Oberndorf Family Distinguished Professor and Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UCSF and Director of the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute. 

Dr. State received his undergraduate and medical degrees at Stanford University, completed residency and fellowship training at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, and earned a PhD in genetics from Yale University. He is the former Donald J. Cohen Professor of Child Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Genetics and co-founder of the Yale program on neurogenetics.