Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a term used to define a complex array of neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by social communication deficits and… Read more »
Dr. Alex Kolevzon is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He serves as the Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the Mount Sinai Health System and the Clinical Director of the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mount Sinai. His research interests pertain to understanding the neurobiology of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders and in developing novel therapeutics. Most recently, his group has focused on studying specific genetic forms of autism in order to explore targets for pharmacological intervention.