Dr. Hoptman is an adjunct associate professor in cognitive neuroscience at CUNY and is also a research scientist at Nathan Kline Institute and a research associate professor of psychiatry at NYU Medical School. His research focus is on brain connectivity deficits in schizophrenia with a focus on their role in impulsivity and aggression in the disorder using MRI and EEG methodology. Dr. Hoptman earned his PhD at the University of Chicago in 1991 and did his NIA-funded postdoctoral work at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He has obtained numerous NIH and foundation grants and has published more than 50 refereed papers. He also has supervised several graduate students and has lectured frequently at CUNY.