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Sophia Frangou

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    Dr. Sophia Frangou, MD, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  Prior to her current appointment, she was head of the Section of Neurobiology of Psychosis at King’s College London, UK (1997-2012). Dr Frangou has 20 years of clinical and research experience in psychosis using clinical, cognitive, genetic and neuroimaging techniques. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and vice-chair of its Pan-American division. She is also fellow of the European (EPA) and of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). She is editor of “European Psychiatry” and associate editor of “Human Brain Mapping”. She has served on the academic faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and as vice-president of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders. She is founding chair of EPA Section of NeuroImaging and of the Brain Imaging Network of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

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    We have an active research program in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. If you would like to learn more or to participate in our studies please email us at or call us on 212 241 2494

    Clinical Interests:

    Affective and Non-affective Psychosis
    Bipolar Disorder
    Brain Connectivity
    Genetic Imaging
    Multimodal data analyses
    Biological predictors of diagnosis and treatment response

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Dr. Frangou did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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