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
Current Position: Schizophrenia Research Fellow, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Sara Abrahamsson, PhD, The Rockefeller University
Fellowship Years: 2014-2016
Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Jack Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz

Susanne Ahmari, MD, PhD, Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship Years: 2013
Current Position: Assistant 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: Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow & Assistant in Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Leandro Alonso, PhD, The Rockefeller University
Fellowship Years: 2015-2016
Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis 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

Nancy Bivens, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Fellowship Years: 2013
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

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

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: 2013-2017
Current Position: Research Fellowship in Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

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

Eleanor Clowney, PhD, The Rockefeller University
Fellowship Years: 2013-2014
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, 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: Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Columbia University

Anthony Deo, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Fellowship Years: 2014-2016
Current Position: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, Columbia-Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital

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

Sean Escola, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Fellowship Years: 2010-2014
Current Position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

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

Lisa Fenk, PhD, The Rockefeller University
Fellowship Years:  2015-2017
Current Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, The Rockefeller University

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 and Cell Biology, 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

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:  Postdoctoral 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

Biyu Jade He, PhD, NYU Langone Health
Fellowship Years: 2015-201
Current Position: Assistant Professor in Neuroscience and Physiology, Neurology, Radiology, NYU Langone Health

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

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

Daniel Kimmel, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Fellowship Years: 2013-2017
Current Position: Affective & Anxiety Disorders Research Fellow, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

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

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

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

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: 2012-2016
Current Position: NIMH T32 Schizophrenia Research Fellow, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

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

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

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
Current Position:  Leon Levy Research Fellow, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

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

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

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

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

Georgia Rapti, PhD, The Rockefeller University
Fellowship Years:  2011-2013
Current Position: Research Associate, The Rockefeller University

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

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

Ilaria Sani, PhD, The Rockefeller University
Fellowship Years: 2016-2018
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, The Rockefeller University

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

Stephen V. Shepherd, PhD, The Rockefeller University
Fellowship Years: 2012-2014
Current Position: Research Associate, The Rockefeller University

David J. Simon, PhD, The Rockefeller University
Fellowship Years: 2011-2013
Current Position: Visiting Fellow, The Rockefeller University

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

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

Louisa Steinberg, MD, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Fellowship Years: 2013-2017
Current Position: Mood and Anxiety Disorders a Research Fellow, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

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

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

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

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

Meg Younger, PhD, The Rockefeller University
Fellowship Years: 2015
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, 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