Our Department of Psychiatry conducts a variety of integrated research in psychiatry and related disciplines throughout the Mount Sinai Health System and beyond.
Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drug Program
This Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drug Program studies the phenomena of appearance and performance enhancing drug use, and its benefits and consequences, in the most intellectually honest and scientifically responsible way.
Brain Tissue Donation Program
Through the Brain Tissue Donation Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, we are fighting diseases of aging by understanding their causes, developing new treatments, and ultimately, finding a cure.
Clinical Neuroscience Program
The Clinical Neuroscience Program, administered through a clinical neuroscience laboratory at Pilgrim Psychiatric Center, is a very active research program concurrently conducting psychopharmacological, neuropsychological, neuroimaging, and genetics investigations in schizophrenia.
Eating and Weight Disorders Program
Through our Eating and Weight Disorders Program children and adults receive innovative, effective treatments for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and obesity.
Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
We offer the latest integrative treatment strategies to patients in our Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program for patients with major depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, panic attacks, generalized anxiety disorder, and social phobia.
Mood and Personality Disorders Research Program
Our Mood and Personality Disorders Research Program explores the biological and psychological underpinnings of mood and personality through a combination of clinical and neuropsychological assessments, neuroimaging, genetics, and clinical expertise.
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Genetics Program
Centered in the Pinto Lab, our Neurodevelopmental Disorders Genetics Program studies autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability, and epilepsy to understand the relationship between these physical manifestations and a person’s genes.
Psychosis Research Integrating Science and Medicine Program (PRISM)
This program focuses on bridging the gap between scientific discovery and medical application in understanding and treating psychosis.
Neuropsychoimaging of Addiction and Related Conditions Research Program
This Neuropsychoimaging of Addiction and Related Conditions Research Program studies human brain function related to addiction, behavior, cognition, emotion, and personality.
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders Program
In our Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders Program, we provide patients with state-of-the-art diagnostic evaluation and treatment, including intensive cognitive behavioral therapy on an outpatient basis for children, adolescents, and adults. We also specialize in biological interventions for patients who have not responded to conventional therapies.
Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
The Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program is advancing the understanding, evaluation, and treatment of young patients struggling with a range of conditions, including major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder.
Tics and Tourette’s Clinical and Research Program
The Tics and Tourette’s Clinical and Research Program is enhancing the understanding, evaluation, and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with tics and Tourette’s Disorder and related problems.