Faculty

Tara Chandrasekhar

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
School of Medicine

Psychiatrist at the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development.
Staff psychiatrist at Duke Counseling and Psychological Services.


Education & Training

M.D. 2008

University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine

General Psychiatry Residency, Psychiatry

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Grants

An integrated and diverse genomic medicine program for undiagnosed diseases

National Institutes of Health

Long-term Antipsychotic Pediatric Safety Trial (LAPS) Duke Psych Site Agreement

Duke Clinical Research Institute

Study of Oxytocin in Autism to Improve Reciprocal Social Behaviors (SOARS-B)

National Institutes of Health

A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, 12 Week, Parallel Group, Placebo-Controlled Proof of Concept Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of RO5285119 in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

A Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Study of CM-AT for the Treatment of Autism in Children with All Levels of Fecal Chymotrypsin

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Publications

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of College Students with ASD: A Survey of University and College Counseling Center Directors.

PMID 32430634
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Metformin add-on vs. antipsychotic switch vs. continued antipsychotic treatment plus healthy lifestyle education in overweight or obese youth with severe mental illness: results from the IMPACT trial.

PMID 31922663
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Autism, Psychosis, or Both? Unraveling Complex Patient Presentations.

PMID 31708040
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Supporting the needs of college students with autism spectrum disorder.

PMID 31702974
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A Review of Methods for Monitoring Adverse Events in Pediatric Psychopharmacology Clinical Trials.

PMID 29318515
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The effects of intranasal oxytocin on reward circuitry responses in children with autism spectrum disorder.

PMID 29587625
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Early-Onset Psychotic Disorders

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Diagnosing and Treating Children and Adolescents A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

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Challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of depression in autism spectrum disorders across the lifespan.

PMID 26246795
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Depressogenic Conditions

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Testing for Prenatal Birth Defects

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Psychopharmacologic Interventions

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ASD: Challenges During Adolescence

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ASD: Challenges During Adolescence

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