Dolores Malaspina, M.D., M.S., MSPH

Dolores Malaspina, M.D., M.S., MSPH
Dolores Malaspina, M.D., M.S., MSPH
Director, Psychosis Program
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

2007 Distinguished Investigator Grant

2001 Independent Investigator Grant

1995, 1993 Young Investigator Grant

Dolores Malaspina applied to medical school with one aim–to understand the illness, schizophrenia, that afflicts her younger sister. Dr. Malaspina’s research has found that about a quarter of all people living with schizophrenia may owe their symptoms to spontaneous mutations in paternal sperm, and the older the father, the more likely his sperm is to carry such mutations. Still a practicing clinician, Dr. Malaspina also hosts a weekly “Psychiatry Show” on Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio and is a four-time Foundation Grantee including two Young, one Independent and one Distinguished Investigator Grant.

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