Friedman Brain Institute


The Friedman Brain Institute is an interdisciplinary clinical and research hub for defining the mechanisms behind nervous system diseases and for translating those findings into innovative preventative or restorative interventions. Located in New York City, the Institute focuses on neural injury and repair, cognitive function and neuropsychiatry. By taking advantage of the growing body of knowledge about brain and spinal cord disorders, we are poised to drive revolutionary advances in the clinic by developing more effective diagnostic tests, treatments and preventions. Read More

Contact Us

Jenny Rivera
Tel: 212-659-5993
Fax: 212-849-2611

Vena Persaud
Executive Assistant
Tel: 212-659-5996
Fax: 212-659-8510

Neuropsychoimaging of Addiction and Related Conditions (NARC) Research Program

NARC studies human brain function related to behavior, cognition, emotion and personality.  Read More

Meet The Director

Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD, is Director of the Friedman Brain Institute, the Nash Family Professor and Chair of the Department of Neuroscience, and Professor of Psychiatry and of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics. His lab studies the molecular mechanisms of drug addiction and depression.  Read More

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