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Christopher M. Marano, M.D.

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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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-6337

4940 Eastern Avenue
5300 Alpha Commons Drive
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-6337
Fax: 410-550-5992


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

Research Interests

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

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    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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