Division of Psychiatric Epigenomics

Our mission is to gain insights into the neurobiology of normal and diseased human development, including the genome-wide distribution and regulation of epigenetic markings that serve as “molecular bridge” linking our genes to the environment. 

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About Us

Our mission is to explore epigenetic determinants of genome organization and function as it pertains to the healthy and diseased brain.

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Meet the Director

Schahrm Akbarian, MD, PhD, is a neuroscientist and psychiatrist exploring epi- (greek for ‘over’, ‘above’) genetic determinants of normal and diseased human brain development.

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Contact Us

Schahram Akbarian, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Psychiatric Epigenomics
Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of Neuroscience
Tel: 212-824-8984
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Hess Center for Science and Medicine
9th Floor Room 105
1470 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029