Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD, is Nash Family Professor of Neuroscience, Chair of the Department of Neuroscience, and Director of the Friedman Brain Institute. Dr. Nestler is President-elect of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Read More
The Fishberg Department of Neuroscience
The Fishberg Department of Neuroscience is dedicated to performing groundbreaking research and mentoring tomorrow’s investigators. Our nationally and internationally recognized laboratories investigate the nervous system at the molecular, cellular, systems, and behavioral levels. The main objective of our research is to increase knowledge of diseases of the nervous system, and drive new innovations for treatment, through fundamental research.
Studying the mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders to identify new drug targets for effective therapies. Read more
Our research focuses on the function of potassium ion channels, which generate one of the inhibitory signals in the brain. Read more.
One Gustave L. Levy Place
New York, NY 10029
The summit highlighted the areas of research needing funding to facilitate the development of novel drugs for Alzheimer’s Disease. Two MSSM scientists are featured among many others: Joel Dudley and Alison Goate. Watch the video clip