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James Murrough, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Dr. James Murrough is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Director of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Murrough conducts clinical and translational research aimed at understanding the biological basis of mood and anxiety disorders in order to point the way towards new, more effective treatments. He received his Bachelor of Science in neuroscience and behavioral biology from Emory University in Atlanta and his Medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He completed his residency training in Psychiatry at Mount Sinai and a research fellowship in experimental therapeutics and clinical neuroscience in mood disorders, also at Mount Sinai. Dr. Murrough has received research support from the National Institutes of Health, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. He is an Associate Member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. 

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