Vahram Haroutunian, PhD Email Vahram Haroutunian
- PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
- PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
Dr. Haroutunian joined the faculty at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in the summer of 1982 and is Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. Dr. Haroutunian came to Mount Sinai after completing a postdoctoral training program at Princeton concentrating on research in development in aging. His research interests since joining the Mount Sinai faculty have centered on the neurobiology of Alzheimer’s disease, successful aging and schizophrenia. He directs the Mount Sinai NIH Neurobiobank and the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Neuropathology Core. Dr. Haroutunian is Principal Investigator on over 10 different NIH grants and contracts. He is also the Associate Director for Research for the Veterans Administration Mental Illness Research and Education Clinical Center. Dr. Haroutunian’s research interests include gene and protein expression at the single cell level in health and disease; development of novel approaches for the study of the human brain, including laser capture microdissection, digital neuropathology, application of artificial intelligence to reveal pathological and neuroanatomical features not immediately appreciated by the human eye. Dr. Haroutunian’s lab collaborates extensively the laboratories of Dr. Panagiotis Roussos, Dr. Bin Zhang, and Dr. Pavel Katsel.
Aging, Alzheimer's Disease, Gene Expressions, Myelination, Neurotransmitters, Post-Transcriptional Processing, Prefrontal Cortex, Psychiatry, RNA, Schizophrenia
Multi-Disciplinary Training Area
PhD, Kent State University
, Princeton University
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- Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL)
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