Allyson Witters Cundiff, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Medical Director, Vanderbilt Children's Hospital Psychiatric Consultation Services
Overview of Interests
Dr. Cundiff's leads the MEND research group (Medical Exploration of Neurodevelopmental Disorders). She uses various research techniques designed to understand causes and to develop effective treatments for many developmental and psychiatric disorders. The MEND Research Clinic is currently working to translate laboratory research findings into novel treatments for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders, and previously have been in research involving Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and major depressive disorder.