About the Author
Professor Dan J. Stein is Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Dr. Stein's research areas include anxiety, trauma-, and stressor-related disorders. His work ranges from basic neuroscience, through clinical investigations and trials, and on to epidemiological and cross-cultural studies. Ilina Singh is a Professor of Neuroscience and Society at the University of Oxford. Dr. Singh holds a doctorate in human development and psychology from Harvard University. She brings this interdisciplinary perspective to her current research through an approach known as empirical ethics. Her research focuses on the social and ethical dimensions of innovations in neuroscience, psychiatry, and related areas. She has contributed to various scientific and policy groups, and is the co-chair of the Ethics Advisory Board for the EU-AIMS project on autism treatments and is an expert advisor for the National Autism Project.