F. Xavier Castellanos, M.D.

F. Xavier Castellanos, M.D.
F. Xavier Castellanos, M.D.

Brooke and Daniel Neidich Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology and Department of Radiology

Director, Green Cowen Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience

NYU Child Study Center

2005 Distinguished Investigator

2015 Ruane Prizewinner for Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research

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F. Xavier Castellanos, MD, a renowned neuroscientist, has devoted his career to developing innovative research techniques to deepen our understanding of both healthy and pathological brain processes. Dr. Castellanos is the vice-chair of research in the NYU Child Study Center, director of Center’s Phyllis Green and Randolph Cowen Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience, Brooke and Daniel Neidich Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and professor of radiology, physiology and neuroscience at the NYU School of Medicine.

Prior to joining the NYU faculty, Dr. Castellanos worked for 10 years as a staff physician and chief of the ADHD Research Unit at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

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