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Patrick R Hof, MD Email Patrick Hof

    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
    • PROFESSOR | Ophthalmology
    • PROFESSOR | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
    • Language
    • English
Dr. Hof is the Regenstreif Professor of Neuroscience and Vice-Chair for the Department of Neuroscience. In the Department, Dr. Hof also leads the Kastor Neurobiology of Aging Laboratories. His laboratory has extensive expertise in the pathology of neuropsychiatric disorders and has established an international reputation in quantitative approaches to neuroanatomy and studies of brain evolution.  Dr. Hof is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Comparative Neurology.


    * Department of Neuroscience
    * Computational Neurobiology and Imaging Center
    * Laboratory of Neuromorphology
    * AutismBrainNet

Research Topics

Aging, Alzheimer's Disease, Anatomy, Autism, Brain, Brain Imaging, Cerebral Cortex, Comparative Anatomy, Demyelination, Epilepsy, Evolution, Glutamate (NMDA & AMPA) Receptors, Hippocampus, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Memory, Mental Retardation, Morphometrics, Neural Networks, Neuro-degeneration/protection, Prefrontal Cortex, Quantitative Neuroanatomy, Synapses, Systems Neuroscience

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Neuroscience [NEU], Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]


MD, University of Geneva School of Medicine

, The Scripps Research Institute