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Stephen Salton, MD, PhD
    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
    • PROFESSOR | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
    • Language
    • English
Research in the Salton lab is focused on understanding the mechanisms by which neurotrophic growth factors, including nerve growth factor (NGF) and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), regulate nervous system development, adult function, and the response to injury and degenerative disease.

Research Topic

Adipose, Aging, Apoptosis/Cell Death, Axon Guidance, Brain, Cell Adhesion, Chromogranins and Secretogranins, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cytoskeleton, Depression, Diabetes, Growth Cone, Growth Factors and Receptors, Hormones, Memory, Neuropeptides, Neurotrophins, Obesity, Protein Phosphatases, Protein Trafficking & Sorting, Signal Transduction, Synapses

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Neuroscience [NEU]

Education

BA, University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship, Columbia Presbyterian and Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Internship and Residency, Bellevue and NYU School of Medicine

MD, New York University

PhD, New York University

Language

English