Arie Kaffman MD, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

NIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders | Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training | Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center

Research Interests

Maternal care; development more...


  • Ph.D., University of California San Francisco, 1999
  • M.D., University of California/San Francisco, 2001

Selected Publications

  • Kaffman A, Krystal J. New Frontiers in Animal Research of Psychiatric Illness. In: Kobeissy FH, editor. Psychiatric Disorders: Methods and Protocols: Springer; In press.
  • Wei L, Simen A, Mane S, Kaffman A. Early life stress inhibits expression of a novel innate immune pathway in the developing hippocampus. Neuropsychopharmacology. (2011) Oct 12. doi: 10.1038/npp.2011.239. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Wei L, Meaney MJ, Duman RS, Kaffman A. Affiliative behavior requires juvenile, but not adult neurogenesis. J. Neuroscience. (2011) Oct 5;31(40):14335-45.



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