Cyndi Weickert, PhD, is a professor of neuroscience and physiology at Upstate Medical University.
She devoted her scientific career to the study of schizophrenia after her brother's diagnosis
The severe, chronic brain disorder schizophrenia is one of the most disabling diseases affecting mankind. Cyndi Weickert, PhD, a professor of neuroscience and physiology at Upstate, who has dedicated her career to better understanding the disorder's biology, explains some recent discoveries. Weickert is the recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Translational Research Award from the Schizophrenia International Research Society.