Jessica L Ables

Jessica L Ables, MD, PhD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neuroscience

Specialty:

Psychiatry

Research Topics:

Addiction, Bioinformatics, Brain, Depression, Diabetes, Metabolism, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Post-Transcriptional Processing, RNA, Systems Neuroscience, Transcriptional Activation and Repression, Transgenic Mice

Dr. Jessica Ables is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, a New York State licensed physician and an ABPN board-certified psychiatrist. She works in the Student Trainee Mental Health Program at Icahn School of Medicine one day a week and conducts research on the basic biology underlying mental illness the other four days of the week. Dr. Ables practices general psychiatry and her reserch interests are in the effects of diabetes on the brain and the mechanisms underlying tolerance and addiction.

Dr. Ables completed her undergraduate education in Chemistry at Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX. She then entered the Medical Scientist Training Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, where she completed her PhD in Integrative Biology. She then transferred to Mount Sinai to complete her medical schooling, graduating. After medical school, Dr. Ables went to The Rockefeller University for a 4 year postdoctoral fellowship in molecular Neuroscience prior to returning to Mount Sinai to complete her residency training in Psychiatry. 

Clinical Focus


Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Neuroscience [NEU]

Education

PhD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

The Rockefeller University

Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency, Clinical Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital

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