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Christopher Mark Marano, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Centers & Institutes

  • Memory and Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Center


Adult Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Depression, Geriatric Psychiatry, Memory Disorders, Neuropsychiatry

Research Interests

Late-life depression and the relationship between depression and dementia; Evaluation and management of behavioral disturbances in dementia


  • English
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  • Education +


    • University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (2000)


    • University of Maryland Medical Center / Psychiatry (Baltimore MD ) (2004)


    • University of Maryland Medical Center / Geriatric Psychiatry (Baltimore MD ) (2006)


    • Geriatric Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (2008)
    • General, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Psychiatry (2005)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    1. Regenold WT, Thapar RK, Marano C, Gavirneni S, Kondapavuluru PV. Increased prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus among psychiatric inpatients with bipolar 1 affective and schizoaffective disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2002; 70(1):19-26.
    2. Marano CM, Phatak P, Vemulapalli UR, Sasan A, Nalbandyan MR, Ramanujam S, Soekadar S, Demosthenous M, Regenold WT. Increased plasma concentration of brain-derived neurotrophic factor with electroconvulsive therapy: a pilot study in patients with major depression. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 2007; 68(4):512-7.
    3. Regenold WT, Phatak P, Marano CM, Gearhart L, Viens CH, Shapiro PC, Hisley CK.Myelin staining of deep white matter in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and unipolar major depression. Psychiatry Research. 2007; 151(3):179-88.
    4. Regenold WT, Hisley KC, Phatak P, Marano CM, Obuchowski A,Lefkowitz DM, Sassan A, Ohri S, Phillips TL, Dosanjh N, Conley RR, and Gullapalli R. Relationship of cerebrospinal fluid glucose metabolites to MRI deep white matter hyperintensities and treatment resistance in bipolar disorder patients. Bipolar Disorders. 2008; 10(7):753-64.
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    5300 Alpha Commons Drive
    Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-6337
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-6337
    Fax: 410-550-5992
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    • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry

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