Sophia Frangou

Sophia Frangou, MD, PhD

About Me

Dr. Sophia Frangou, MD, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  Prior to her current appointment, she was head of the Section of Neurobiology of Psychosis at King’s College London, UK (1997-2012). Dr Frangou has 20 years of clinical and research experience in psychosis using clinical, cognitive, genetic and neuroimaging techniques. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and vice-chair of its Pan-American division. She is also fellow of the European (EPA) and of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). She is editor of “European Psychiatry” and associate editor of “Human Brain Mapping”. She has served on the academic faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and as vice-president of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders. She is founding chair of EPA Section of NeuroImaging and of the Brain Imaging Network of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

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Clinical Interests:

Affective and Non-affective Psychosis
Bipolar Disorder
Brain Connectivity
Genetic Imaging
Multimodal data analyses
Biological predictors of diagnosis and treatment response


PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
Research Topics

Brain Imaging, Schizophrenia