Anthony King, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at University of Michigan Medical School, and faculty associate of Institute for Social Research (ISR) and Trauma, Stress, and Anxiety Research Group, is a clinical psychologist and translational neuroscience researcher, whose research focuses on neuroimaging (fMRI), genomic,  and epigenetic effects of trauma exposure, and psychotherapeutic interventions for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), including Contemplative practices.   He is lead author of a clinical trial of MBCT for PTSD, and co-PI of a 5-year federally-funded research program to develop a Mindfulness- and Compassion-based therapy for PTSD in military veterans (Iraq & Afghanistan), and test its clinical and neurobiological effects using fMRI brain imaging.

This profile was last updated on March 22, 2017

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