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2001 National Academy of Sciences

Jeffrey M. Friedman

Marilyn M. Simpson Professor
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute


B.S., 1973
Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute

M.D., 1977
Albany Medical College, Union University

Ph.D., 1986
The Rockefeller University

Medical Training

Internship in medicine, 1977–1978
Residency in medicine, 1978–1980
Albany Medical Center Hospital


Assistant Professor, 1986–1991
Associate Professor, 1991–1995
Professor, 1995–
Co-director, Kavli Neural Systems Institute, 2015–2016
The Rockefeller University

Associate Physician, 1980–1983
The Rockefeller University Hospital

Assistant Investigator, 1986–1992
Associate Investigator, 1992–1996
Investigator, 1996–
Howard Hughes Medical Institute