Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai faculty devote a significant portion of their time to research. Explore the research centers and institutes allied to The Friedman Brain Institute.
Research Centers affiliated with The Friedman Brain Institute include:
- Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Exploring and treating Alzheimer's disease, as well as conditions of the normal aging process
Director: Mary Sano, PhD
- The Brain Imaging Center (BIC)
Mapping neural mechanisms through extensive, cutting edge imagery
Director: Rita Z Goldstein, PhD
- Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai
Conducting cutting-edge research, with a primary focus on addressing the challenges of living with traumatic brain injury
Directors: Wayne A Gordon, PhD
Kristen Dams-O’Connor, PhD
- Center for Advanced Circuit Therapeutics
Advancing precision surgical treatments for neurological and psychiatric disorders through the rapid translation of neuroscience and neuroengineering innovations that correct brain circuit abnormalities and restore mood, motor, and cognitive functioning.
Director: Helen S. Mayberg, MD
- Center for Affective Neuroscience
Integrating cutting edge basic and clinical neuroscience research to better understand and treat mental illness.
Director: Scott J Russo, PhD
- The Center for Glial Biology of Mount Sinai/CUNY
Conducting cutting-edge research on glia biology, with a primary focus on addressing the cross-talk among glial and neuronal cells in the developing and adult brain, with an emphasis on disease pathogenesis.
Directors: Anne Schaefer, MD PhD Patrizia Casaccia, MD, PhD
- Center for Molecular Integrative Neuroresilience
Researching botanical dietary supplements and neuroresilience funded by NIH
Director: Giulio M Pasinetti, MD, PhD
- Center for Neural Circuits at Mount Sinai
Cutting-edge technologies used to identify neuronal circuits underlying neurological diseases.
Director: Paul Slesinger, PhD
- The Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer's Disease
Developing state-of-the-art Alzheimer's disease care through genomics, neurobiology, stem cell engineering, and other disciplines
Director: Alison M Goate, DPhil
- The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment
Extensively researching and treating autism-spectrum disorders
Director: Joseph D Buxbaum, PhD
- Neurosurgery Simulation Core
The Neurosurgery Simulation Core is actively involved in a variety of research projects, both basic and applied, to advance the field of Neurosurgical Simulation. We engage in a collaborative approach with academia and our industry partners to develop real-world, clinically relevant solutions to problems.
Director: Anthony B Costa, PhD
Research Institutes associated with The Friedman Brain Institute include:
- The Black Family Stem Cell Institute
Focused on studying the secrets of stem cell communication
Director: Thomas P Zwaka, MD, PhD