Jinsy Andrews, MD, MSc

Board Certifications: 
Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
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Overview

Jinsy A. Andrews, M.D., M.Sc., FAAN is an Associate Professor of Neurology, in the Division of Neuromuscular Medicine and serves as the Director of Neuromuscular Clinical Trials. She currently oversees neuromuscular clinical trials and cares for patients with neuromuscular disease, primarily with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Dr. Andrews has extensive experience in all phases of human clinical trials and drug development in both the academic and industry settings. Dr. Andrews is the elected co-chair of the Northeastern ALS (NEALS) Consortium, which is a network of over 100 ALS clinical research centers internationally. She is also elected to the National Board of Trustees of the ALS Association and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN). Dr. Andrews has also received the Diamond Award for ALS clinical research from Wings Over Wall Street and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Dr. Andrews received her B.S. from Union College, M.Sc. in Biostatistics (Patient-Oriented Research) from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and M.D. from Albany Medical College. She completed her residency training in Neurology at the University of Connecticut and served as the Chief Neurology Resident in her final year. Dr. Andrews completed fellowship training in Neuromuscular Disease/ALS and Clinical Neurophysiology at Columbia University. She is board certified in Neurology, Neuromuscular Disease, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuromuscular Disorder

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Neurology

Administrative Titles

  • Director of Neuromuscular Clinical Trials

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, 2001 Albany Medical College
  • Internship: University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Residency: 2005 Hartford Hospital
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Board Certifications

  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neurology