Ali Sharma, Ph.D.

Health Specialist

Dr. Sharma joined the National Institute on Aging in May of 2019 as Health Specialist. Prior to his appointment, he was an Assistant Professor of Pharmacological Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where his research was focused on characterization and validation of molecular subtypes and key molecular network drivers in Alzheimer's disease (AD) using electrophysiology approaches in AD transgenic mice. He also initiated and managed an electrophysiology core facility at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Sharma is a graduate of the State University of New York at Purchase, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. He holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and received his postdoctoral training in the Department of Pharmacology at Weill Cornell Medicine.