Iliyan Ivanov, MD
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PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry
Research Topics
Addiction, Imaging, Psychiatry
Research Topics
Using fMRI to identify biological markers of vulnerability for adolescent substance abuse; investigating the effect of stimulant treatment for children with ADHD as a risk factor for the development of addiction later in life; studying the impact of childhood trauma on biological systems.

Keywords - ADHD, adolescent substance abuse, HPA, cortisol, inhibitory control, reward system

MD, Medical University Varna

Residency, Psychiatry, Maimonides Medical Center

Residency, Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Psychiatry & Neurology, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital


Selected Publications

Interventions for prevention and treatment of substance use in youth with traumatic childhood experiences: a systematic review and synthesis of the literature. Timothy D. Becker, Santiago Castañeda Ramirez, Adriana Bruges Boude, Alicia Leong, Iliyan Ivanov, Timothy R. Rice. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Associations of medication with subcortical morphology across the lifespan in OCD: Results from the international ENIGMA Consortium. Iliyan Ivanov, Premika S.W. Boedhoe, Yoshinari Abe, Pino Alonso, Stephanie H. Ameis, Paul D. Arnold, Srinivas Balachander, Justin T. Baker, Nerisa Banaj, Nuria Bargalló, Marcelo C. Batistuzzo, Francesco Benedetti, Jan C. Beucke, Irene Bollettini, Silvia Brem, Brian P. Brennan, Jan Buitelaar, Rosa Calvo, Yuqi Cheng, Kang Ik K. Cho, Sara Dallaspezia, Damiaan Denys, Juliana B. Diniz, Benjamin A. Ely, Jamie D. Feusner, Sónia Ferreira, Kate D. Fitzgerald, Martine Fontaine, Patricia Gruner, Gregory L. Hanna, Yoshiyuki Hirano, Marcelo Q. Hoexter, Chaim Huyser, Keisuke Ikari, Anthony James, Fern Jaspers-Fayer, Hongyan Jiang, Norbert Kathmann, Christian Kaufmann, Minah Kim, Kathrin Koch, Jun Soo Kwon, Luisa Lázaro, Yanni Liu, Christine Lochner, Rachel Marsh, Ignacio Martínez-Zalacaín, David Mataix-Cols, Philip R. Szeszko, Dan J. Stein. Journal of Affective Disorders

A Meta-Analysis of fMRI Studies of Youth Cannabis Use: Alterations in Executive Control, Social Cognition/Emotion Processing, and Reward Processing in Cannabis Using Youth. Christopher J. Hammond, Aliyah Allick, Grace Park, Bushra Rizwan, Kwon Kim, Rachael Lebo, Julie Nanavati, Muhammad A. Parvaz, Iliyan Ivanov. Brain Sciences

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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Ivanov during 2022 and/or 2023. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Other activities: Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership

  • Lundbeck 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.