Eric J. Nestler

Chief Scientific Officer & Dean, Academic Affairs at The Mount Sinai Hospital

As Dean for Academic Affairs and Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Nestler oversees research and educational efforts throughout the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Mount Sinai Health System. He works with department chairs and institute directors to execute the strategic plan to build our research portfolio in order to drive new discoveries that will change the lives of patients. He also works with several Icahn Mount Sinai deans to provide innovative curricula for medical students, graduate students, and postdoctoral and clinical fellows. In addition, Dr. Nestler is the Nash Family Professor of Neuroscience and Director of The Friedman Brain Institute.



  • Chief Scientific Officer & Dean, Academic Affairs

    Current role

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