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Eric J Nestler, MD, PhD
Psychiatry
    • Positions
    • DEAN FOR ACADEMIC AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS
    • DIRECTOR FRIEDMAN BRAIN INSTITUTE
    • PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
    • PROFESSOR | Pharmacological Sciences
    • PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
    • Specialty
    • Psychiatry
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
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.




Certification

Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Research Topics

Addiction, Behavior, Depression, Epigenetics, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Synapses, Synaptic Plasticity, Synaptogenesis

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

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

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