The Friedman Brain Institute

Research Centers and Institutes

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai faculty devote a significant portion of their time to research. Explore the research centers and institutes allied to The Friedman Brain Institute. 

Research Centers

Research Centers affiliated with The Friedman Brain Institute include:

  • Center for Advanced Circuit Therapeutics
    Advancing  precision surgical treatments for neurological and psychiatric disorders through
the rapid translation of neuroscience and neuroengineering innovations that
correct brain circuit abnormalities and restore mood, motor, and cognitive functioning.
    Director: Helen S. Mayberg, MD
  • The Center for Glial Biology of Mount Sinai/CUNY
    Conducting cutting-edge research on glia biology, with a primary focus on addressing the cross-talk among glial and neuronal cells in the developing and adult brain, with an emphasis on disease pathogenesis.
    Directors:  Anne Schaefer, MD PhD Patrizia Casaccia, MD, PhD
  • Center for Neural Circuits at Mount Sinai
    Cutting-edge technologies used to identify neuronal circuits underlying neurological diseases.
    Director: Paul Slesinger, PhD
  • Neurosurgery Simulation Core
    The Neurosurgery Simulation Core is actively involved in a variety of research projects, both basic and applied, to advance the field of Neurosurgical Simulation. We engage in a collaborative approach with academia and our industry partners to develop real-world, clinically relevant solutions to problems.
    Director: Anthony B Costa, PhD 

Research Institutes

Research Institutes associated with The Friedman Brain Institute include:

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