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Marano, Christopher M., M.D.

Dr. Chris Marano

Assistant Professor
Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry
Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center

Main Office Address

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
5300 Alpha Commons Drive, Fourth Floor
Baltimore, MD 21224-2764

Office Phone: 410-550-6207
Clinic Phone: 410-550-6337
Fax: 410-550-1407





University of Virginia



University of Maryland School of Medicine


Psychiatry Residency

University of Maryland/Sheppard-Prattt


Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

University of Maryland Medical Center

Professional Interests

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

Selected Publications

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.

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.

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.

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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