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Cynthia Cornejo, P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant

Division of Neurobehavioral Research, Department of Psychiatry

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Biographical Sketch

Cynthia Cornejo worked is a Physician Assistant providing medical screening services across a wide range of research projects within the Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory and Clinic (NRLC).


Year Degree Major Institution
1983 P.A. Physician Assistant Studies University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
1980 B.S Biology Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

Period of Service

September 2010 - November 2015

Research Projects

  • Impulsivity and Biological Markers for Suicidality and Drug Use in Adolescents (R01-MH077684)
  • Alcohol Binging: Disruptions in Impulse Control and 5-HT as Underlying Mechanisms (R01-AA018124)
  • Impulsivity and Stimulant Response in Early– and Late–Onset CD with Comorbid ADHD (R01-MH081181)
  • Consequences of Adolescent Substance Use on the Development of Impulse Control (R01-DA026868)
  • Binge Drinking: Individual Differences in the Capacity to Alter Drinking Patterns (R01-AA014988)
  • Relating Brain Maturation to Impulse Control and Substance Use Development (R01-DA033997)

After the NRLC

Went on to provide medical services as a Physician Assistant in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.