Panagiotis Roussos, MD, MS, PhD
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PROFESSOR | Genetics and Genomic Sciences
PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
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Research Topics
Alzheimer's Disease, Bioinformatics, Brain, Cerebral Cortex, Chromatin, Computational Biology, Epigenetics, Gene Expressions, Gene Regulation, Genetics, Genomics, Microarray, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Prefrontal Cortex, Schizophrenia, Systems Biology
Multi-Disciplinary Training Area
Genetics and Genomic Sciences [GGS], Neuroscience [NEU]
Panos Roussos's research is focused on discerning the neurobiology of neuropsychiatric illnesses through understanding the regulation of gene expression. He applies a combination of Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics approaches to tackle these questions.

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MD, University Of Nairobi

MD, University of Crete

MS, University of Crete

PhD, University of Crete

Residency, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Residency, Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital


Young Investor Award



Early Academic Career Award



Outstanding Resident Award

National Institute of Mental Health


Selected Publications

Genome-wide association study of school grades identifies genetic overlap between language ability, psychopathology and creativity. Veera M. Rajagopal, Andrea Ganna, Jonathan R.I. Coleman, Andrea Allegrini, Georgios Voloudakis, Jakob Grove, Thomas D. Als, Henriette T. Horsdal, Liselotte Petersen, Vivek Appadurai, Andrew Schork, Alfonso Buil, Cynthia M. Bulik, Jonas Bybjerg-Grauholm, Marie Bækvad-Hansen, David M. Hougaard, Ole Mors, Merete Nordentoft, Thomas Werge, Rich Belliveau, Caitlin E. Carey, Felecia Cerrato, Kimberly Chambert, Claire Churchhouse, Mark J. Daly, Ashley Dumont, Jacqueline Goldstein, Christine S. Hansen, Daniel P. Howrigan, Hailiang Huang, Julian Maller, Alicia R. Martin, Joanna Martin, Manuel Mattheisen, Jennifer Moran, Benjamin M. Neale, Jonatan Pallesen, Duncan S. Palmer, Carsten Bcker Pedersen, Marianne Giørtz Pedersen, Timothy Poterba, Stephan Ripke, F. Kyle Satterstrom, Wesley K. Thompson, Patrick Turley, Raymond K. Walters, Preben Bo Mortensen, Gerome Breen, Panos Roussos, Robert Plomin. Scientific Reports

The stability of the myelinating oligodendrocyte transcriptome is regulated by the nuclear lamina. Mathilde Pruvost, Julia Patzig, Camila Yattah, Ipek Selcen, Marylens Hernandez, Hye Jin Park, Sarah Moyon, Shibo Liu, Malia S. Morioka, Lindsay Shopland, Osama Al-Dalahmah, Jaroslav Bendl, John F. Fullard, Panos Roussos, James Goldman, Ye He, Jeffrey L. Dupree, Patrizia Casaccia. Cell Reports

Interleukin-3 coordinates glial-peripheral immune crosstalk to incite multiple sclerosis. Máté G. Kiss, John E. Mindur, Abi G. Yates, Donghoon Lee, John F. Fullard, Atsushi Anzai, Wolfram C. Poller, Kathleen A. Christie, Yoshiko Iwamoto, Vladimir Roudko, Jeffrey Downey, Christopher T. Chan, Pacific Huynh, Henrike Janssen, Achilles Ntranos, Jan D. Hoffmann, Walter Jacob, Sukanya Goswami, Sumnima Singh, David Leppert, Jens Kuhle, Seunghee Kim-Schulze, Matthias Nahrendorf, Benjamin P. Kleinstiver, Fay Probert, Panos Roussos, Filip K. Swirski, Cameron S. McAlpine. Immunity

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Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies 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 relationships with such companies.

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


  • Nathan Kline Institute - paid position

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.