Dr. Conor Liston for receiving the Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in the Neurosciences!
Dr. Dylan Gee for being selected as one of the "top 50 scientists around the world under 40" by the World Economic Forum!
Dr. Cate Hartley for receiving the NSF Career Award!
Ali Cohen for receiving the APA Dissertation Research Award!
Dr. Dylan Gee for receiving the NIH Director's Early Independence Award!
Dr. Conor Liston for receiving the International Mental Health Research Organization Rising Star Award!
Dr. BJ Casey for receiving the Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research!
On November 12, 1996, the first Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology was founded at Weill Medical College of Cornell University as the result of a generous gift from the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. family. The founding director, Dr. Michael Posner, arrived in July 1998 to create a highly collaborative scientific institute on human brain development, bringing the techniques of brain imaging, human genetics, electrophysiology, and behavioral methods. In 2002, Dr. BJ Casey took over as director of the institute. Since that time, the Institute has gained an international reputation for developmental research and training using human imaging and mouse models to identify the role of developmental sensitive periods and specific genes as first steps toward individualized and biologically targeted treatments for psychiatric disorders. In 2016, Dr. Francis Lee became the new director of the Sackler Institute.
Click HERE to learn about the Weill Cornell Sackler Infant Psychiatry Program.
At the May 10th, 1999, dedication of the Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Dr. Mortimer Sackler (left) is joined by his children, Mortimer D.A. Sackler, Dr. Kathe Sackler, and Ilene Sackler Lefcourt. - Cornell Medicine Winter 2000
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