NKI has a strong academic collaboration with NYU Langone Health and the NYU Grossman School of Medicine, well known for its tradition of integrating patient care, research and education. Founded in 1841, the School of Medicine includes the Joan and Joel Smilow Research Center, devoted to translational (patient-oriented) medicine; the Department of Cell Biology, formerly the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, a basic research facility; the Vilcek Institute of Graduate Bio Medical Sciences, which offers interdisciplinary training programs in the basic medical sciences, leading to the Ph.D. degree; and, post-graduate training at NYU Grossman School of Medicine offers continuing medical education courses to physicians and other biomedical health professionals. NYU Grossman School of Medicine is ranked number 2 in the nation in Best Medical School Research, according to the 2022 US News and World Report. In the last year alone, NYU performed research leading to more than 4,000 scientific publications and trained more than 700 future physicians.
Within the NYU network, NKI has a close affiliation with the Department of Psychiatry. Since its inception, the Department of Psychiatry has grown into one of the largest clinical departments at NYU. Rich in both research and clinical areas with the current focus on brain aging, schizophrenia, and addiction, the NYU Department of Psychiatry is a recognized leader in research, with research faculty and staff who are experts in their fields of inquiry.
NYU Langone’s Shared Resources available to CDR researchers dedicated to facilitate basic, clinical, and translational research, which endeavors to spur collaboration and outreach and to coordinate cooperative opportunities among researchers and the larger scientific community.