Eric J Nestler

Eric J Nestler, MD, PhD

  • DEAN FOR ACADEMIC AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS
  • DIRECTOR FRIEDMAN BRAIN INSTITUTE
  • PROFESSOR & CHAIR | Neuroscience
  • PROFESSOR | Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics
  • PROFESSOR | Psychiatry

Specialty:

Psychiatry

Research Topics:

Addiction, Behavior, Depression, Epigenetics, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Synapses, Synaptic Plasticity, Synaptogenesis

Dr. Nestler is the Nash Family Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Friedman Brain Institute. His laboratory studies the molecular mechanisms of drug addiction and depression in animal models.

Visit Eric Nestler's Laboratory of Molecular Psychiatry, Conte Center on Depression and NIDA Program Project Grant for more information.




Certifications

Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Biophysics and Systems Pharmacology [BSP], Neuroscience [NEU]

Education

MD, Yale University School of Medicine

PhD, Yale University

Internship, Medicine/Psychiatry, Mclean Hospital

Residency, Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

Fellowship, Pharmacology, Yale University School of Medicine

Fellowship, Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine