Eric J Nestler

Eric J Nestler, MD, PhD

  • PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
  • PROFESSOR | Pharmacological Sciences
  • PROFESSOR | Psychiatry



Research Topics:

Addiction, Behavioral Health, Depression, Epigenetics, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Stress, Synapses, Synaptic Plasticity, Synaptogenesis

Dr. Nestler is the Nash Family Professor of Neuroscience, Director of the Friedman Brain Institute, and Dean for Academic Affairs at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Chief Scientific Officer of the Mount Sinai Health System. His laboratory studies the molecular mechanisms of drug addiction and depression in animal models.

Visit Eric Nestler's Laboratory of Molecular Psychiatry, Conte Center on Depression and NIDA Program Project Grant for more information.

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Disease Mechanisms and Therapeutics (DMT), Neuroscience [NEU]


MD, Yale University School of Medicine

PhD, Yale University

Internship, Psychiatry, McLean Hospital

Residency, Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

Fellowship, Clinical Pharmacology, Yale University School of Medicine

Fellowship, Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

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