Eric J. Mallack, M.D.

Eric J. Mallack, M.D. Specialties: Pediatric Neurology

Eric J. Mallack, M.D.
Specialties: Pediatric Neurology
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About Eric J. Mallack, M.D.

Eric Mallack, MD, MBE is an Assistant Attending at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Instructor of Pediatrics in the Division of Child Neurology at Weill Cornell Medicine. He is currently a research scholar under the NIH/NINDS Neurological Sciences Academic Development Award (NSADA K12). Additionally, he is a faculty neurologist in the Center for Neurogenetics at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Mallack completed his A.B. in Philosophy and Biomathematics at The University of Scranton. He then simultaneously earned his Medical Doctorate from the Temple University School of Medicine, and his Master’s Degree in Bioethics (MBE) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Mallack completed his Pediatrics and Child Neurology Residency training at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Mallack’s clinical interests include the class of diseases known as the leukodystrophies with a special interest in X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy, and childhood neurogenetic disorders. His research interests include gene therapy for X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy and advanced neuroimaging.About Dr. Mallack's Research ProgramDr. Mallack's translational research program allies with the Newborn Screening Program and Patient/Parent Advocacy Groups to identify presymptomatic patients with X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy. He is investigating the ability of multiple advanced neuroimaging techniques, including diffusion tensor imaging, to identify patients appropriate for stem cell transplant prior to symptom onset. Dr. Mallack is a faculty neurologist in the Center for Neurogenetics which focuses on understanding the genetic mechanisms responsible for abnormal brain development. He is also investigating genotype-phenotype correlations in autism under the Weill Cornell Autism Research Project (WCARP).

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital


  • Aicardi Goutieres Syndrome

  • Hypotonia

  • Leukodystrophy

  • Leukoencephalopathy

  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

  • Neurodevelopmental Disorder

  • X Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy