Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease
M Marsel  Mesulam, MD

M Marsel Mesulam, MD

Director, Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease
Chief of Behavioral Neurology in the Department of Neurology

Ruth Dunbar Davee Professor of Neuroscience

Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology)

Focus of Work


neural networks, functional imaging, dementia, cerebral cortex, cholinergic pathways


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Education and Certification

  • MD: Harvard Medical School (1972)
  • Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Psychiatry (1973)
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston (1976)
  • Residency: Boston City Hospital, Neurology (1976)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Harvard University (1977)
  • Board Certification: Neurology

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