last updated: 4/6/2001



Gerard Bruder, who directed the Psychophysiology Laboratory between 1986 and 2016, retired from NYSPI in June 2016 but remains an active faculty member at the Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. As of July 1, 2018, he was appointed Professor Emeritus of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry). He was the Principal Investigator on several projects investigating quantitative EEG (qEEG), cognitive event-related potentials (ERPs), and brain laterality in affective disorders and schizophrenia. His research has focused on hemispheric lateralization of function in psychopathology and its relation to clinical features, such as diagnostic subtype, symptomatology, comorbidity, and treatment response.