About The PI

Joseph Castellano, Ph.D.

Joseph Castellano, PhD

Assistant Professor

Joseph.Castellano[at]mssm.edu


Education

B.S., University of Maryland Baltimore County

Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University, Stanford, California

Funding

  • 2018 BrightFocus Foundation Grant, "Plasma protein-mediated effects of ApoE4 expression on brain in AD"
  • K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award, “Regulation of hippocampal plasticity and learning and memory by a bloodborne rejuvenation factor”
  • Katz & Martin Friedman Brain Institute Research Scholar Award, "Blood-borne molecules to target Alzheimer's disease pathology"

Awards

    • Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award
    • Outstanding Graduate for Excellence in Biochemistry Award
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Predoctoral Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
    • Conference Assistant Award, Keystone Conference (J5), Neurodegenerative Diseases
    • Hope Center Award Finalist for Research in Translational Neuroscience
    • 34th Annual James L. O’Leary Prize for Research in Neuroscience (Washington University)
    • Jane Coffin Childs Postdoctoral Fellowship, Simons Foundation Fellow, accepted
    • NIH Child Health Research Institute Postdoctoral fellowship, accepted
    • Stanford Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowship, awarded
    • Postdoctoral Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, awarded
    • 2015 New Vision Award, Donor’s Cure Foundation, Charleston Conference on AD
    • K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award (NIA/NIH)
    • Katz and Martin Friedman Brain Institute Research Scholar Award