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Evan Leibu

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  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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  • MD, State University of New York at Buffalo

  • Residency, Psychiatry
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Dr. Leibu is an adult psychiatrist with experience and interest in treating a diverse selection of psychiatric conditions. He is part of the Clinical Staff at the Mount Sinai Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders Program and Co-Investigator and Clinician at the Psychosis Research Program. In addition he is part of the Student Health and Wellness Program at Mount Sinai.

    Prior to his medical training he was a researcher in the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and published in the area of genomics. He earned his medical degree from The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences where he was awarded the Gilbert M. Beck Award for academic excellence in psychiatry and the Elizabeth Medical Award for compassion and ethics. He was inducted into the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha in 2010. He completed his Residency and Chief Residency in Psychiatry at Mount Sinai. In addition, he is currently a candidate at the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and a Member of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

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Leibu E, Garakani A, McGonigle DP, Liebman LS, Loh D, Bryson EO, Kellner CH. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for catatonia in a patient with schizophrenia and synthetic cannabinoid abuse: a case report. The Journal of ECT 2013 Dec; 29(4).

Leibu E, Coffey BJ. A 19-Year-Old Male with Multiple Tics and Attentional Difficulties. Psychiatric Annals 2013 Jan; 43(1): 30-32.

Hicks J, Krasnitz A, Lakshmi B, Navin NE, Riggs M, Leibu E, Esposito D, Alexander J, Troge J, Grubor V, Yoon S, Wigler M, Ye K, Børresen-Dale AL, Naume B, Schlicting E, Norton L, Hägerström T, Skoog L, Auer G, Månér S, Lundin P, Zetterberg A. Novel patterns of genome rearrangement and their association with survival in breast cancer. Genome Research 2006 Dec; 16(12).

Navin N, Grubor V, Hicks J, Leibu E, Thomas E, Troge J, Riggs M, Lundin P, Månér S, Sebat J, Zetterberg A, Wigler M. PROBER: oligonucleotide FISH probe design software. Bioinformatics 2006 Oct; 22(19).

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Dr. Leibu did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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