Kevin Pelphrey, Ph.D.

Harrison-Wood Jefferson Scholars Foundation Professor, University of Virginia

SFARI Investigator

Kevin Pelphrey is the Harrison-Wood Jefferson Scholars Foundation Professor at the University of Virginia. As a neuroscientist, his research investigates the brain basis of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders. The goal of his research is to understand the causes of autism to help get the right treatment to the right individual at the right time.

Pelphrey’s contributions to the field have been recognized by receipt of a NIH Scientist Career Development Award, a John Merck Scholars Award and the American Psychological Association’s Boyd McCandless Award for distinguished early career theoretical contributions to developmental psychology.

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