Joshua Tolkien Kantrowitz, MD

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Psychiatry
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Overview

Joshua Kantrowitz, MD, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and New York State Psychiatric Institute. He is also the Director of the Columbia Schizophrenia Research Center.

His career has focused on understanding the causes, prevention and treatment of psychotic disorders, especially schizophrenia, with a particular focus on NMDA receptor (NMDAR) based and other early stage treatments and auditory cognition. His research has demonstrated that NMDAR dysfunction may contribute to underlying neuroplasticity deficits. Dr. Kantrowitz has also conducted numerous early stage, target engagement biomarker studies with novel therapeutics using neurophysiological and neuroimaging biomarkers.

Dr. Kantrowitz has published over 60 peer-reviewed scientific papers in these fields.

Phone: (646) 774-6738

Email: jk3380@cumc.columbia.edu

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Administrative Titles

  • Director, The Director of the Columbia Schizophrenia Research Center (CSRC), New York State Psychiatric Institute
  • Research Psychiatrist II, New York State Psychiatric Institute

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Male

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • State University of New York - Downstate Health Sciences Center
  • Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Fellowship: State Psychiatric Institute

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry