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Jeffrey Newcorn

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Psychiatry
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Pediatrics
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Certifications

  • Am Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Child)

  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

  • MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

  • Residency, Psychiatry
    New England Medical Center

  • Residency, Psychiatry
    New England Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    New England Medical Center

Biography

    Dr. Jeffrey Newcorn is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Rochester. He completed his general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry training at Tufts-New England Medical Center.

    Dr. Newcorn is a highly-regarded researcher in the areas of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), aggression, descriptive psychopathology of child and adolescent disorders, and child and adolescent psychopharmacology. His work spans both clinical and translational topics. He is a member of the steering committee of the NIMH-funded multicenter study “Multimodal Treatment of Children with ADHD (MTA).” He was a member of the DSM-IV advisory committees on child and adolescent disorders and disruptive behavior disorders. He is the primary investigator on a NIMH-funded ADHD Research Infrastructure Network devoted to understanding the neurobiology of ADHD, and is the principle investigator or co-investigator on several NIMH-funded grants that examine the clinical, genetic, neuroanatomic and neurophysiologic basis of ADHD its treatment. He is a nationally recognized educator and mentor, and is the primary or secondary mentor on five NIMH training grants. He is an editorial board member of several leading child psychiatry and psychology journals, and conducts ad hoc reviews for many other leading psychiatry journals, and NIMH. Dr. Newcorn directs an active clinical trials program, and has studied many of the newer medication treatments for ADHD. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on these and related subjects.

Publications

Volkow ND, Wang GJ, Newcorn J, Telang F, Solanto MV, Fowler JS, Logan J, Ma Y, Schulz K, Pradhan K, Wong C, Swanson JM. Depressed dopamine activity in caudate and preliminary evidence of limbic involvement in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Archives of general psychiatry 2007 Aug; 64(8).

Newcorn JH, Kratochvil CJ, Allen AJ, Casat CD, Ruff DD, Moore RJ, Michelson D. Atomoxetine and osmotically released methylphenidate for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: acute comparison and differential response. The American journal of psychiatry 2008 Jun; 165(6).

Schulz KP, Clerkin SM, Halperin JM, Newcorn JH, Tang CY, Fan J. Dissociable neural effects of stimulus valence and preceding context during the inhibition of responses to emotional faces. Human brain mapping 2009 Sep; 30(9).

Volkow ND, Wang GJ, Kollins SH, Wigal TL, Newcorn JH, Telang F, Fowler JS, Zhu W, Logan J, Ma Y, Pradhan K, Wong C, Swanson JM. Evaluating dopamine reward pathway in ADHD: clinical implications. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association 2009 Sep; 302(10).

Clerkin SM, Schulz KP, Halperin JM, Newcorn JH, Ivanov I, Tang CY, Fan J. Guanfacine potentiates the activation of prefrontal cortex evoked by warning signals. Biological psychiatry 2009 Aug; 66(4).

Newcorn JH, Sutton VK, Zhang S, Wilens T, Kratochvil C, Emslie GJ, D'souza DN, Schuh LM, Allen AJ. Characteristics of placebo responders in pediatric clinical trials of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2009 Dec; 48(12).

Newcorn JH, Sutton VK, Weiss MD, Sumner CR. Clinical responses to atomoxetine in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: the Integrated Data Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) study. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2009 May; 48(5).

Solanto MV, Schulz KP, Fan J, Tang CY, Newcorn JH. Event-related FMRI of inhibitory control in the predominantly inattentive and combined subtypes of ADHD. Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging 2009 Jul; 19(3).

Bédard AC, Schulz KP, Cook EH, Fan J, Clerkin SM, Ivanov I, Halperin JM, Newcorn JH. Dopamine transporter gene variation modulates activation of striatum in youth with ADHD. NeuroImage 2010 Nov; 53(3).

Volkow ND, Wang GJ, Newcorn JH, Kollins SH, Wigal TL, Telang F, Fowler JS, Goldstein RZ, Klein N, Logan J, Wong C, Swanson JM. Motivation deficit in ADHD is associated with dysfunction of the dopamine reward pathway. Molecular psychiatry 2010 Sep;.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Newcorn during 2012 and/or 2013. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Consulting:

  • Alcobra Ltd., ILSI; Enzymotec, Ltd.; GencoSciences LLC; Shire; Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • BioBehavioral Diagnostics Company; Enzymotec, Ltd.

Other Activities: Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership.

  • Alcobra Ltd., ILSI; GencoSciences LLC

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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