Meet Our Team

The Nash Center for Advanced Circuit Therapeutics is an ecosystem of clinicians and researchers based on the 10th floor at Mount Sinai West. Our core team are members of various departments across the Mount Sinai Health System (Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Radiology, Neuroscience) and collaborate closely with:

Faculty
Aloysi

Amy Aloysi, MD, MPH
Collaborator
Chief, Geriatric Psychiatric Unit, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, and Neurology

Baxter

Mark Baxter, PhD
Collaborator
Professor, Neuroscience, Anesthesiology (Perioperative and Pain Medicine), Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Bressman

Susan Bressman, MD
Collaborator
Mirken Family Chair and Professor of Neurology

Alexander Charney, MD, PhD

Alexander Charney, MD, PhD
Collaborator
Director, Laboratory of Brain and Data Sciences,
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Genetics & Genomic Sciences
Alexander.Charney@mssm.edu

Choi

Ki Sueng Choi, PhD
Imaging Core Leader
Assistant Professor, Radiology, and Neurosurgery

Fields

Madeline Fields, MD
Collaborator
Co-Director, Mount Sinai Epilepsy Program
Associate Professor, Neurology

Figee

Martijn Figee, MD, PhD
Clinical Research Core Leader
Director, Mount Sinai Interventional Psychiatry Program
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience

Ghatan

Saadi Ghatan, MD
Collaborator
Chair, Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery, and Pediatrics

Gu

Xiaosi Gu, PhD
Collaborator
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience
Computational Psychiatry

Gupta

Fiona Gupta, MD
Faculty Team Member
Director, Movement Disorders Outreach Program
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Jimenez Shahed

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD
Clinical Research Core Leader
Medical Director, Movement Disorders Neuromodulation and Brain Circuit Therapeutics
Associate Professor, Neurology (Movement Disorders), and Neurosurgery

Kopell

Brian Kopell, MD
Clinical Research Core Leader
Director, Center for Neuromodulation
Professor, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neuroscience

Marcuse

Lara Marcuse, MD
Collaborator
Co-Director, Mount Sinai Epilepsy Program
Associate Professor, Neurology, and Neurophysiology

Mayberg

Helen S Mayberg, MD
Founding Director, C-ACT
Professor, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience

Murrough

James Murrough, MD
Collaborator
Director, Depression and Anxiety Center for Discovery and Treatment
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience

O'Neill

Shannon O'Neill, PhD
Faculty Team Member
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Panov

Fedor Panov, MD
Collaborator
Director, Adult Epilepsy Surgery Program, Mount Sinai Health System
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Rajan

Kanaka Rajan, PhD
Collaborator
Computational Neuroscientist, The Friedman Brain Institute
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Rich

Erin L Rich, MD, PhD
Collaborator
Director, Rich Lab, The Friedman Brain Institute
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Rudebeck

Peter H Rudebeck, PhD
Collaborator
Director, Laboratory of Neurobiology of Emotion and Cognition
Associate Professor, Neuroscience, and Psychiatry

Waters

Allison C Waters, PhD
Electrophysiology Core Leader
Director, Waters Laboratory
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience

Young

Jake Young, MD, PhD
Collaborator
Assistant Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
james.young@mssm.edu

Staff
Forestall

Bobby Forestal, Research Coordinator

Fuchel

Jacob Dahill-Fuchel,  Research Coordinator

Gowatsky

Jaimie Gowatsky, Research Coordinator

Heisig

Steve Heisig, Data Scientist

Khang

Juna Khang, Research Assistant, Imaging

Obatusin

Mosadoluwa (Dolu) Obatusin, Programmer Analyst

Pagan

Laureen Pagan, Program Manager

Trainees
DiRisio

Aislyn DiRisio, Medical Student

Smith

Andrew H. Smith, MD, PhD, Psychiatry Research Resident

Afzal

Muhammad Furqan Afzal, PhD Student

Cha

Jungho Cha, Senior Scientist

Chasin

Josue Avecillas Chasin, MD- Neurosurgery Fellow

Nauvel

Tanya Nauvel, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow