Stuart Sealfon

Mount Sinai Medical Center, USA

Stuart Sealfon received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. After a medical internship and neurology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, he joined the Mount Sinai School of Medicine as a Postdoctoral Fellow. He remains on the Faculty at Mount Sinai, where he serves currently as the Glickenhaus Family Professor of neurology, Professor of neuroscience and pharmacology, and the Chairman of the Department of Neurology. As a systems Biologist, his laboratory applies diverse experimental and theoretical approaches for a better understanding of how drugs work and how cells recognize and generate responses to extracellular signals or stimuli. His research focuses on studying receptors and signaling systems, which are critical for understanding cell responses related to Parkinson's disease, drug abuse, viral infection, and neuroendocrine reproductive function.

Biography Updated on 21 August 2011

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