The first Leon Levy Fellowships were awarded in 2009. Some of these talented young researchers have already completed their fellowship periods. Many of them have been appointed professors within the institutions in which they conducted their research, or have attained positions at other prestigious universities or hospitals.

Atheir Abbas, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2011-2015; 2017-2019 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health & Science University

Jessica Ables, MD, Phd, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years: 2018-2020 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Psychiatry,  Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Sara Abrahamsson, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2014-2016 Current Position:  Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz

Susanne Ahmari, MD, PhD, Columbia University Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2013 Current Position: Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Translational OCD Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh

Mohsin Ahmed, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2010-2014 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Leandro Alonso, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2015-2016 Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate, Brandeis University

Tiago Siebert Altavini, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2017-2019 Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate, The Rockefeller University

Guadalupe Astorga, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2016-2018 Current Position: Research Associate, The Rockefeller University

Argelinda Baroni, MD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2012-2015 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health

Jayeeta Basu, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2015 – 2017 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, NYU Langone Health

Silvia Bernardi, MD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years:  2017-2019 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Nancy Bivens, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2013 Current Position: Psychiatrist, Intermountain Healthcare

Victoria Blaho, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years: 2014-2015 Current Position: Research Assistant Professor, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Cameron W. Brennan, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Fellowship Years:  2011-2013 Current Position:  Neurosurgeon and Researcher, Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Jacqueline Burré, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years:  2015-2016 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medicine

Tanvi Butola, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU Langone Health

Brady Case, MD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years:  2008-2009 Current Position: Medical Director, Intensive Program for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital, Director Health Services Research Program, Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital, Assistant Professor (Research), Dept. of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Wei-li Chang, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2013-17, 2019-21 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Alexander Charney, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years: 2016-2018 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Anthony Charuvastra, MD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years:  2009-2010 Current Position:  Adjunct Assistant Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health

Ivan Chavarria-Siles, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years: 2015-2016 Current Position: Psychiatrist, Baystate Health

Babacar Cisse, MD PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Year: 2018-2020 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Leonard and Fleur Harlan Clinical Scholar, Weill Cornell Medicine

E. Josie Clowney, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2013-2014 Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

Dilek Colak, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Year: 2015-2017 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medicine

Christopher Cselenyi, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2011-2016 Current Position: Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Josefina del Marmol, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2018-2020 Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate, The Rockefeller University

Anthony Deo, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2014-2016 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Adriana DiMartino, MD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2009-2013 Current Position: Associate Professor Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health

Santiago Sole Domenech, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Research Associate, Biochemistry, Weill Cornell Medicine

Sean Escola, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2010-2014 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Zuckerman Institute, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University

Daniel Eskenazi, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2013-2017 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Lisa Fenk, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years:  2015-2017 Current Position: Lise Meitner Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology

Peter Forgacs, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years:  2017-2019 Current Position:  Assistant Attending Neurologist, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Neurology, Weill Cornell Medicine

Silvia Fossati, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years:  2015-2017 Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Neurology and Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health

Zachary Freyberg, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2013 Current Institution: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

Vilma Gabbay, MD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years:  2008-2012 Current Position:  Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Natalia De Marco Garcia, PhD,  Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Year: 2016-2017 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, , Weill Cornell Medicine

Trevor Griffen, MD, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Chief Clinical Fellow, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Edmund A. Griffin, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship  Years:  2009-2011 Current Position:  Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Caryn Hale, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years:  2014-2016 Current Position:  Research Associate, The Rockefeller University

Dolores Hambardzumyan, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Fellowship Years:  2009-2011 Current Position:  Assistant Staff, Department of Neurology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Alison Hanson, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years:  2015-2019 Current Position: Research Fellow in Schizophrenia, Columbia/New York State Psychiatric Institute

Biyu Jade He, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2015-2017 Current Position: Assistant Professor in Neuroscience and Physiology, Neurology, Radiology, NYU Langone Health

David Hildebrand, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2018-2020 Current Position: Research Associate, The Rockefeller University

Sam Horng, MD, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years: 2015-2017 Current Position:  Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Jason T. Huse, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Position Years: 2011-2013 Current Position: Assistant Attending, Department of Pathology, and Researcher, Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Makoto Ishii, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years: 2013-2014 Current Position: Assistant Professor in Neuroscience and Neurology, Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medicine

Rebecca M. Jones, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Year: 2016-2017 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medicine

Ramanjit Kaur, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology, NYU Langone Health

A.M. Clare Kelly, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2011-2014 Current Position: Ussher Assistant Professor, Psychology & Psychiatry, Trinity College, Dublin

Daniel Landay Kimmel, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2013-17, 2019-21 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Drew Kiraly, MD, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years: 2016-2018 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Amy Kuceyeski, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years: 2013 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medicine

Churl-Su Kwon, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Population Health Sciences & Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Diego LaPlagne, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2009-2014 Current Position: Associate Professor, Brain Institute, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil

Kun Li, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2018-2020 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University

Wanhe Li, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2014 Current Position: Research Associate, The Rockefeller University

Qian Lin, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate, The Rockefeller University

Julieta Lischinsky, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health

Anli Liu, MD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2013-2015 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, NYU Langone Health

Lee Lovejoy, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2011-15, 2017-19 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Sean X. Luo, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2010-2014 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Rebecca Martin, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years:  2018-2020 Current Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, NYU Langone Health

Arjun Masurkar, MD, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years:  2016-2017 Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Neurology, Neuroscience & Physiology, NYU Langone Health

Ingo K. Mellinghoff, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Fellowship Years: 2010-2012 Current Position: Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Neurology; Evnin Family Chair in Neuro-Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Joel Meyerson, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years: 2020-21 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Physiology & Biophysics, Weill Cornell Medicine

Alexander, Merkler, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Year: 2018-2020 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Neurology, Weill Cornell Medicine

Franziska Michor, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Fellowship Years: 2009-2010 Current Position: Professor, Harvard School of Public Health and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Michael Milham, MD, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years:  2009-2011 Current Position: Phyllis Green and Randolph Cowen Scholar; Vice President of Research & Founding Director, Center for the Developing Brain, Child Mind Institute

Bradley Miller, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2011-2015; 2017-2019 Current Position:  Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Nishant Mishra, MD, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years: 2019-2020 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Neurology, Yale School of Medicine

Santosh Murthy, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years: 2017-2019 Current Position:  Assistant Attending Neurologist, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Neurology, Weill Cornell Medicine

Nasir H. Naqvi, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2009-2011 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Tobias Nobauer, MD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2017-2019 Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, The Rockefeller University

Achilles Ntranos, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years: 2016-2018 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Pedro Olivetti, MD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2014-2018 Current Position:  NIMH T32 Research Fellow in Schizophrenia, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Anna Orr, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Year: 2018-2020 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medicine

Peter Oxley, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2012-2014 Current Position: Associate Director of Research Services, Weill Cornell Medicine

Neset Ozel, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Biology, NYU Langone Health

Neal S. Parikh, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years: 2020-21 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Neurology, Weill Cornell Medicine

Lyonna Parise, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Nash Department of Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Whitney Parker, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Chief Resident, Neurosurgery, NewYork Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine

Guarav H. Patel, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2009-2013 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Lakshman Puli, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years: 2013-2014 Current Position: Researcher, Karolinska Institutet

Alejandro Ramirez, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years:  2015-2019 Current Position: Research Fellow in Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Columbia/New York State Psychiatric Institute

Georgia Rapti, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years:  2011-2013 Current Position: Group Leader, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

Nicolas Renier, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years:  2015-2017 Current Position:  Team Leader, ICM (Brain & Spine Institute), Paris

Srivatsun Sadagopan, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years:  2011-2013 Current Position:  Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Farinaz Safavi, MD, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years:  2018-2019 Current Position: Clinical Fellow, Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Ilaria Sani, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2016-2018 Current Position: Research Associate, The Rockefeller University

Alon Seifan, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years: 2015-2016 Current Position: Founder & Director, The Neuro Well

Muge Ozker Sertel, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years:  2018-2020 Current Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, NYU Langone Health

Stephen V. Shepherd, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2012-2014 Current Position: Senior Data Scientist, CarMax

David J. Simon, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2011-2013 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine

Yevgeniy B. Sirotin, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2010-2014 Current Position: Lead Human Factors Scientist, Scitor

Lucas Sjulson, MD, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2013-2015 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Timothy Spellman, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Year: 2019-2021 Current Position: Instructor in Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medicine

Nicholas Stavropoulos, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2013-2015 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, NYU Langone Health

Nikolaos Stefanakis, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2017-2019 Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate, The Rockefeller University

Louisa Steinberg, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2013-2017 Current Position: Psychiatrist, Nathan Kline Institute, NYU, and Rockland Psychiatric Center

Marie Suver, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years:  2018-2020 Current Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, NYU Langone Health

Hagen Tilgner, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years:  2017-2019 Current Position:  Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medicine

Nicolas Tritsch, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years:  2015-2017 Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, NYU Langone Health

Blair Uniacke, MD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow, Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Silvana Valtcheva, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years:  2018-2020 Current Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, NYU Langone Health

Daphne Vazquez Zuniga, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Research Associate, The Rockefeller University

Vikram Vijayan, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2014-2016 Current Position: Research Associate, The Rockefeller University

Georgios Voloudakis, MD, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years: 2018-2020 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Brendon Watson, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Fellowship Years: 2015-2016 Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Psychiatry University of Michigan

Natalie Weder, MD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years:  2010-2012 Current Position: Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Child Mind Institute

Sigfried Weisenburger, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years:  2017-2018 Current Position: Technology Development Engineer, LUMICKS B.V.

Christi Ann Weston, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Fellowship Years:  2009-2010 Current Position: Psychiatrist, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Richard Mark White, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Fellowship Years: 2012-2013 Current Position: Researcher, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

James Young, MD, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Years: 2016-2018 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Meg Younger, PhD, The Rockefeller University Fellowship Years: 2015 Current Position: Research Associate, The Rockefeller University

Yihong Zhao, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2015-2016 Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health

Ipshita Zutshi, PhD, NYU Langone Health Fellowship Years: 2019-21 Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU Langone Health