Dr. Tanya Sippy is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Physiology at NYU, where she is Associate Director of the NYU Psychiatry Residency Research Track. At the NYU Center for Psychedelic Medicine, Dr. Sippy a Principal Investigator and the Associate Director of the Psychedelic Medicine Research Training Program. Her research focuses on basic and translational aspects of sensorimotor transformation, as well as the neural mechanisms underlying the therapeutic effects of psychedelic drugs.
Dr. Sippy earned her MD and PhD degrees at Columbia University, then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Switzerland at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne before completing a psychiatry residency at NYU. She is the recipient of several grants and prizes including the National Institute of Mental Health Outstanding Resident Award Program, and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Medical Scientists.