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Fellowship in Schizophrenia Research

This fellowship focuses on research strategies, basic and clinical, related to schizophrenia. Supervised research, training in statistics and research methodology, and didactic seminars on schizophrenia comprise the two to four year program, which is supported by a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) grant. [See Schizophrenia Research Training Program Plan]


There are six positions in the fellowship. Two to three new fellows enter each year. [See Application]

Core Faculty:

Anissa Abi-Dargham

Cheryl Corcoran

Jeffrey Lieberman

Claudia Schmauss

Victoria Arango

Davangere Devanand

J. John Mann

Zafar Sharif

Alan Brown

Bruce Dohrenwend

Diana Martinez

Ezra Susser

Gerard Bruder

Andrew Dwork

Holly Moore

Mark Underwood

Carol Caton

Jay Gingrich

Mark Olfson

Rikki Waterhouse

Pamela Collins

Rene Hen

Stephen Rayport


Thomas Cooper

Jonathan Javitch

Lorna Role



M.D. preferably with completed psychiatric or neurological residency, or Ph.D. with research experience in this area. U.S. citizen or permanent resident


Jonathan A. Javitch, M.D., Ph.D.

Columbia University
Center for Molecular Recognition

P&S 11-401, Box 7
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-7308

Anissa Abi-Dargham, M.D.

NYS Psychiatric Institute
Room Kolb 425 

1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY  10032
(212) 543-5066

November 30 (For receipt of fully completed applications)



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