Program Project Grant Faculty in the News

Bill Carlezon named editor-in-chief of Neuropsychopharmacology

Yasmin Hurd named Director of Mount Sinai's MD-PhD Program.

Robert Malenka elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Scott Russo and Ming-Hu Han awarded prestigious Johnson & Johnson-IMHRO Translational Rising Star Awards
Drs. Han and Russo, both members of the Program Project Grant faculty, have received awards given jointly by J&J and by IMHRO (International Mental Health Research Organization) to support their translational research on depression.

David Self's laboratory advances our understanding of cocaine craving

Vanna Zachariou joins Mount Sinai
Until recently an Associate Professor at The University of Crete, Greece, Dr. Zachariou recently joined The Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC, where she serves as director of the Animal Models Core of our NIDA Program Project Grant.

Recent study demonstrates a unique role for BDNF in mediating the actions of opiate drugs of abuse on the brain's reward pathway.
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