Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D.
Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D., is a professor of psychiatry, neuroscience, and pharmacological sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City; director of the Addiction Institute at the Mount Sinai Behavioral Health System; Ward-Coleman Chair of Translational Neuroscience at Mount Sinai; and a member of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. She has conducted pioneering
research on the neurobiology of opioid abuse, the neurodevelopmental (and crossgenerational) effects of cannabis, and potential treatments for opioid addiction. A member of the National Academy of Medicine, Hurd and her research have been featured on NPR, ABC, and CNN, and in the New York Times, Time, and Discover.