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Katherine E. Burdick, Ph. D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry,

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Katherine E. Burdick Ph. D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Chief of Neurocognitive Research

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

New York NY


Katherine E. Burdick, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Chief of Neurocognitive Research in the Department of Psychiatry; and Associate Director of the Psychosis Research Program. She received her PhD from the The Graduate Center, City University of New York and completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Yale University School of Medicine.

 Dr. Burdick’s primary research interest is in neurocognitive dysfunction in major psychiatric disorders with a focus on understanding its underlying etiologies through genetics, neuroimaging, and novel treatment strategies. She has received funding from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders (NARSAD), and the Stanley Medical Research Institute to conduct her research. Dr. Burdick has authored more than 75 publications in this area, including the first published book focused on the cognitive deficits common in bipolar disorder. She is considered a leader in the field of cognitive genomics.



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