Research Opportunities

Whether you are a student or a resident interested in participating in neurology or neuroscience research, you will find a breadth of opportunities in our department and throughout the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Department of Neurology. We offer a wide variety of clinical, theoretical, and wet lab research opportunities.

We can arrange for elective time and departmental support for research if you are interested. Below is a sampling of some research activities in our department. You can find ideas for other research venues on the Department of Neurology, the Friedman Brain Institute Centers of Excellence, and the Department of Neuroscience, as well as other related departments including Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics, and the Black Family Stem Cell Institute. If you need guidance, send an email with your background and research interests to Stuart Sealfon, MD.

Please contact Jessica Robinson-Papp, MD for more information about studies concerning:

  • Neurologic complications of the human immunodeficiency virus (i.e., neuropathic pain, cognitive impairment, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)
  • Longitudinal studies of the neurologic complications of HIV (in coordination with either Manhattan HIV Brain Bank or Central Nervous System HIV Anti-Retroviral Therapy Effects Research)
  • Treatments for familial amyloid polyneuropathy

We are conducting research into systems biology of neurological disease. Please contact Stuart Sealfon, MD for more information.

Please contact Stanley Turhim, MD for more information about studies researching:

  • Use of thrombolytic therapy and endovascular intervention in acute ischemic stroke
  • Effectiveness of medical and minimal invasive invention in acute intracranial hemorrhage
  • Value of using medical and surgical management for secondary stroke prevention