Lucas Sjulson, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Lucas Sjulson

Contact Information

Phone: 646.501.4523
Fax: 212.263.9170

Education and Training


  • 2012: Adult Psychiatry Residency, NYU.
  • 2008: MD, Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
  • 2007: PhD in Neuroscience, Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Tri-Institutional MD/PhD Program. Advisor: Gero Miesenböck. Thesis title: Two Photon Imaging of a Genetically Encodable Voltage Sensor.
  • 1999: BA in Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University.

Current Study

I am interested in the development of gene-based approaches for the treatment of addiction. To this end, I am studying the effect of modulating activity in various interneuron populations during addiction-related behaviors in awake behaving rodents.