Einstein Experts for Media

Psychiatry/Behavioral Health

Vilma Gabbay, M.D.

Vilma Gabbay, M.D.

Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience

Co-Director, Psychiatry Research Institute of Montefiore and Einstein (PRIME)

Director, Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Research Program, Einstein and Montefiore Health System

Pediatric anxiety & mood disordersAdolescent depression & suicideBiology of depression/neuroinflammationCOVID-19 & psychosis

Vilma Gabbay, Ph.D., is one of the nation’s leading experts on pediatric mood and anxiety disorders. She has received numerous federal grants to study a range of subjects, including neuroinflammation, teenage anhedonia (inability to feel pleasure), and brain systems related to reward-seeking behaviors in adolescent suicide and depression. read more...