Deanna L Benson, PhD
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PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
Research Topics
Autism, Basal Ganglia, Cell Biology, Developmental Neurobiology, Imaging, Neuroscience, Parkinson's Disease, Prefrontal Cortex, Synapses, Synaptic Plasticity, Synaptogenesis
Multi-Disciplinary Training Area
Development Regeneration and Stem Cells [DRS], Neuroscience [NEU]>Benson Lab,  Synapses in Development and Disease

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology companies, and other outside entities to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their outside financial relationships.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Benson during 2023 and/or 2024. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Consulting or Other Professional Services Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership

  • Leica Microsystems

Editorial Services

  • John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.