The Friedman Brain Institute

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Compassionate Care, Pioneering Research is the theme of The Friedman Brain Institute’s semi-annual newsletter. 

The newsletter provides updates on research and clinical advances in brain and spinal cord disorders across the Mount Sinai Health System campus. Our goal is to increase awareness of ongoing research and clinical work at Mount Sinai and to foster innovative and multidisciplinary approaches to these illnesses. Read the latest issue

Fall 2015

This fall the Friedman Brain Institute welcomes Barbara G. Vickrey, MD MPH as Chair of the Department of Neurology and builds upon considerable research contributions to the neurobiology of drug addiction by creating a Center for Addictive Disorders, under the direction of Yasmin Hurd, PhD.

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Spring 2015

This issue focuses on the continued efforts lead by Mount Sinai in studying Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias with the recently established Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer's Disease.

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Fall 2014

This issue of The Friedman Brain Institute newsletter focuses on a complementary research approach–the ability to induce neurons and glial cells from a patient's skin biopsy or blood.

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Spring 2014

This issue highlights two developments that greatly enhanced the neurosciences at Mount Sinai: the creation of an advanced brain imaging program and the establishment of the new Mount Sinai Health System.

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Fall 2013

This issue showcases five recent junior faculty who have been recruited to The Friedman Brain Institute at Mount Sinai in recent years, who exemplify the dramatic expansion in scope and depth, and exciting translational potential, of our neuroscience research programs.

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Spring 2013

This issue highlights two recent senior faculty who recently joined The Friedman Brain Institute as part of the major expansion in the neuroscience community at Mount Sinai made possible by the opening of the new Hess Center for Science and Medicine in December 2012.

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Fall 2012

This issue reviews Mount Sinai's many exciting programs currently underway in the research and clinical care of movement disorders, important progress which is continuing our distinguished history in this area of neuroscience.

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Spring 2012

This issue highlights the work of two of our leading researchers in cognitive neuroscience and brain aging, and outlines exciting new initiatives that pave the way toward clinical advances for a range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.

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Fall 2011

This issue focuses on epigenetic research currently underway within The Friedman Brain Institute at Mount Sinai. Epigenetics describes an excited new field of study that examines the complex molecular mechanisms controlling gene expression in the nervous system that seems to play an important role in several brain disorders.

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Spring 2011

This issue focuses on two areas of exciting research at Mount Sinai, one focused on the analysis of individual synapses in brain and their deterioration in models of Alzheimer’s disease. The other area is focused on the genetics of psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism.

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Fall 2010

This issue introduces the FBI and its organization structure, presents new research findings related to Alzheimer’s disease and to cognition, and highlights a history of research breakthroughs in the neurosciences at Mount Sinai.

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