Dimitri Avramopoulos

Dimitri Avramopoulos, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of PsychiatryJohns Hopkins Unviersity School of Medicine

Dr. Dimitrios Avramopoulos is an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine. He holds a medical degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and a doctorate of philosophy in human genetics from the University of Crete School of Medicine.

Dr. Avramopoulos completed a fellowship in psychiatry and pediatric genetics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before joining the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2002.

Dr. Avramopoulos’s research focuses on the complex genetics of disorders like schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease, working on understanding the biological mechanisms that lead from genetic variation - common or rare - to psychiatric disease. He has published over 120 peer reviewed research articles that can be found at https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=TcPF2kUAAAAJ&hl=en , as well as book chapters and has edited a book on Epigenetics in psychiatry.

Dr. Avramopoulos sits on the editorial board of the Frontiers in Behavioral and Psychiatric Genetics journal. He has editorial responsibilities at more than 20 peer-review journals, including Human Molecular Genetics, the American Journal of Psychiatry, JAMA Psychiatry and the British Medical Journal. He is a member of the Advanced Psychopathology and Disease of Aging (APDA) NIH study section and a grant reviewer for many other organizations.