About Ken Davis

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Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, is widely recognized as a visionary leader who has placed The Mount Sinai Medical Center on a strong and dramatic growth trajectory.

Dr. Davis’s affiliation with Mount Sinai dates back to early childhood. At age 7, he received emergency surgery at Mount Sinai. As a young adult, he attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and received the Harold Elster Memorial Award for highest academic achievement in the School’s second graduating class.

After completing a residency and fellowship in psychiatry and pharmacology, respectively, at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Davis won a career development award from the Veterans Administration to pursue research in cholinergic mechanisms and neuropsychiatric diseases. Upon joining Mount Sinai, he became Chief of Psychiatry at the Bronx Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center. He launched Mount Sinai’s research program in the biology of schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease therapeutics.

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There's 'More Hope Than There Has Been' for Treating Alzheimer's

There’s ‘More Hope Than There Has Been’ for Treating Alzheimer’s

June 21, 2014 with

CEO of Mount Sinai Medical Center talks about technologies leading us closer to treating Alzheimer’s and health care reform

Women at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's; Breakthroughs Near?

Women at Higher Risk for Alzheimer’s; Breakthroughs Near?

June 2, 2014 with

Women not only suffer more from Alzheimer’s, but they also shoulder more of burden of caring for others afflicted; Mount Sinai CEO on research developments

New Alzheimer's Risk Genes Discovered; On Verge of Huge Breakthrough?

New Alzheimer’s Risk Genes Discovered; On Verge of Huge Breakthrough?

October 28, 2013 with

Could the discovery of 11 new dementia-risk genes signal huge impending breakthrough for a disease that is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S.?

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