Michael M. Halassa, MD, PhD

  • Specialty: Adult Psychiatry
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-7419


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology
  • Director, Residency Research Track in Psychiatry
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, New York Pe, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2014
  • PhD from University Of Pennsylvania, 2009

Locations and Appointments

2 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
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NYU Psychiatry Associates

1 Park Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10016

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  • Tracking the Time-Dependent Role of the Hippocampus in Memory Recall Using DREADDs

    Varela, Carmen; Weiss, Sarah; Meyer, Retsina; Halassa, Michael; Biedenkapp, Joseph; Wilson, Matthew A; Goosens, Ki Ann; Bendor, Daniel
    PLoS one. 2016 May 4. 11 (5): e0154374-e0154374 e0154374

  • Thalamic reticular impairment underlies attention deficit in Ptchd1 mice

    Wells, Michael F; Wimmer, Ralf D; Schmitt, L Ian; Feng, Guoping; Halassa, Michael M
    Nature. 2016 Mar 23. 532 (7597): 58-63

  • Thalamic Circuit Mechanisms Link Sensory Processing in Sleep and Attention

    Chen, Zhe; Wimmer, Ralf D; Wilson, Matthew A; Halassa, Michael M
    Frontiers in neural circuits. 2015 . 9: 83-83

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