Antonia S New, MD
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PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
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Dr. New's research focuses on the neurobiology of borderline personality disorder.  Her work explores the regulation of emotion in this disorder using techniques such as functional and structural brain imaging, psychophysiology, neurocognitive tasks and techniques in social neuroscience.  Her work has examine the neural circuitry underlying the control of aggression, but more recently has employed a theoretical framework from the philosophy of mind to understand the experience of emotion in this complex disorder.

In addition to borderline personality disorder, Dr. New explores the effect of trauma in women with particular focus on factors that create vulnerability and resilience to adverse consequences of traumatic experiences, also employing functional brain imaging and neurocognitive tasks.  

Key words:  Social neuroscience, borderline personality disorder, mentalization, resilience, functional MRI, positron emission tomography

To find out more, please see Mood and Personality Disorders Research Program

MD, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Residency, Internal Medicine, New York Hospital

Residency, Psychiatry, Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic

Fellowship, Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Health System

Fellowship, Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital

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Dr. New did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2022 and/or 2023: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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