The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

James Castellano, M.D., Ph.D.

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Undergraduate: Trinity College

MD: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

PhD: "Epigenetic Regulation in Normal Cognitive Aging"; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Intern Year: Montefiore Medical Center


Dunlap, Kent D., James F. Castellano, and Erealda Prendaj. "Social interaction and cortisol treatment increase cell addition and radial glia fiber density in the diencephalic periventricular zone of adult electric fish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus" Hormones and behavior 50, no. 1 (2006): 10-17.

Castellano, James F., Bonnie R. Fletcher, Bennett Kelley-Bell, David H. Kim, Michela Gallagher, and Peter R. Rapp. "Age-related memory impairment is associated with disrupted multivariate epigenetic coordination in the hippocampus." PloS one 7, no. 3 (2012): e33249.

Dunlap, Kent D., Michael Chung, and James F. Castellano. "Influence of long-term social interaction on chirping behavior, steroid levels and neurogenesis in weakly electric fish." The Journal of experimental biology 216, no. 13 (2013): 2434-2441.

Castellano, James F., Bonnie R. Fletcher, Holger Patzke, Jeffrey M. Long, Angila Sewal, David H. Kim, Bennett Kelley-Bell, and Peter R. Rapp. "Reassessing the effects of histone deacetylase inhibitors on hippocampal memory and cognitive aging." Hippocampus (2014).

Department Chairman

Mark Mehler Mark F. Mehler, M.D. (bio)

Professor of Neuroscience
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chair of The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology
Alpern Family Foundation Chair in Cerebral Palsy Research
Director, Institute for Brain Disorders and Neural Regeneration

Letter from the Chairman  


Neurology Update

Dr. Solomon Moshé received the Bernard Sachs Award at the Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting in Kansas City on Oct. 6th.

March edition of the Child Neurology Newsletter is available here.

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