Dr. Huey's research has focused on patients with frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) and related disorders. He studies the genetics of FTLD and is interested in the range of phenotypes associated with mutations that can cause FTLD. He also uses imaging in patients with FTLD and brain injury to explore the neuroanatomy of complex behavior, neuropsychiatric symptoms, and emotion in patients with brain dysfunction. A third interest is in the role of the dopamine system in the pathogenesis and treatment of the symptoms of FTLD. He is the recipient of a NIH / NINDS Pathway to Independence Award to research novel medication treatments and imaging biomarkers for FTLD. He sees patients in the Lucy G. Moses Center for Memory and Behavioral Disorders of the Neurological Institute and in the Memory Disorders Center of the New York State Psychiatric Institute.