The Richard W. Smith Lecture Series

March 17, 2010

James H. Fallon, Ph.D.

The Brains of Psychopathic Killers:
The Nexus of Genes, Environment, Brain Damage

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James H. Fallon is a Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, and Professor Emeritus in the School of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine.

Dr. Fallon is a National Institute of Health (NIH) Research Career awardee, Sloan Scholar, and Senior Fulbright Fellow in East Africa.  He is the Scientific Director of the NIH Functional Brain Imaging Research Network.  His work is funded through NIH, DARPA, and private foundations.

Dr. Fallon's research appears in over 150 research publications is primarily in the neurosciences.

In the past decade he has studied brain damage in murderers, and has lectured around the world on the dangers of multi-generational violence and the epigenomic interaction of genes, brain damage, and abuse in psychopathic murderers. 

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