Tanya Sippy, MD/PhD

Tanya C. Sippy received her B.S. in neuroscience at the University of California, Los Angeles, and her MD/PhD degrees at Columbia University. After a short postdoctoral fellowship at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, she returned to New York City for her residency in psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine. 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. She is now an assistant professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Physiology at NYU Langone and serves as associate director of the Psychiatry Residency Research Tracks and 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.