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Assistant Professor (Genetics & Psychiatry) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Assistant Professor (Clinical Neuroscience) Karolinska Institutet

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Education & Training

  • Research Associate (Genetics) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Postdoc (Genetics) Duke University
  • PhD (Pharmacology) University of Pennsylvania
  • BS (Biology) Cornell University


Dr. Crowley’s research focuses on psychiatric genomics and includes molecular genetic, epidemiological and twin studies of several psychiatric disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Tourette syndrome, schizophrenia and anorexia nervosa. He is the lead PI of two international efforts with the goal of accelerating gene discovery for OCD and Tourette syndrome – the Danish OCD and Tourette Study (DOTS) and the Nordic OCD & Related Disorders Consortium (NORDiC). Dr. Crowley is an active member of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium (PGC).