Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD

Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD

JOINED THE SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL IN 2014

Professor of Psychiatry, Genetics and Genomic Sciences, and Neuroscience
Mount Sinai Professor of Psychiatric Genomics
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Pamela Sklar is a neuroscientist, human geneticist and clinical psychiatrist investigating the genetic causes of psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. A major focus of her prior work has been to identify susceptibility genes for psychiatric diseases by applying tools developed for understanding and characterizing human sequence variation.

Currently, she is Chief of the Division of Psychiatric Genomics, and Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Genetics and Genomic Sciences.

NARSAD Grants: Young Investigator 1995 and 1998, Independent Investigator 2006