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Eric J Nestler, MD, PhD

Psychiatry

    • Positions
    • DEAN FOR ACADEMIC AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS
    • DIRECTOR FRIEDMAN BRAIN INSTITUTE
    • PROFESSOR & CHAIR | Neuroscience
    • PROFESSOR | Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics
    • PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
    • Specialty
    • Psychiatry
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

Dr. Nestler is the Nash Family Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Friedman Brain Institute. 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.




Education

MD, Yale University School of Medicine
PhD, Yale University

Internship, Medicine/Psychiatry
Mclean Hospital
Residency, Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine

Fellowship, Pharmacology
Yale University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine

Language

English

Certification

Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Biophysics and Systems Pharmacology [BSP], Neuroscience [NEU]