Philip Schwartzkroin

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Neurosurgery - Medicine

Offices and Labs

1515 Newton Ct. Room # 612G


1972 PhD Neurological Sciences Stanford University
1968 BA Psychology Harvard College


NIH/NINDS Javits Research Award (1985-92, 1994-2000)
Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship (19886-87)
Klingenstein Fund Fellowship (1987-90)
American Epilepsy Society Research Award (1990)
International League Against Epilepsy Ambasssador for Epilepsy Award (1999)

Department and Center Affiliations

Department of Neurological Surgery
Center for Neuroscience


Society for Neuroscience
American Epilepsy Society

CBS Grad Group Affiliations


Specialties / Focus

  • Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology
  • Development and Plasticity
  • Medical Neuroscience


Epilepsy Research/Med Neurosci Bldg
  • H. Jurgen Wenzel, M.D., D.Sc. (Prof., Neurological Surgery) Kim Katleba (SRA II)


NSC 298 Responsible Conduct of Research (course organizer) (Fall)


5/21/2010 9:26:34 AM
  • Keogh BP, Cordes D, Stanberry L, Figler BD, Robbins CA, Tempel BL, Green CG, Emmi A, Maravilla KM, Schwartzkroin PA (2005) BOLD-fMRI of PTZ-induced seizures in rats. Epilepsy Res. 66:75-90.
  • Tschuluun N, Wenzel HJ, Katleba K, Schwartzkroin PA (2005) Initiation and spread of epileptiform discharges in the methylazoxymethanol acetate rat model of cortical dysplasia: Functional and structural connectivity between CA1 heterotopia and hippocampus/neocortex. Neuroscience 133:327-342.
  • Patel LS, Wenzel HJ, Schwartzkroin PA (2004) Physiological and morphological characterizationof dentate granule cells in the p35 knockout mouse hippocampus: evidence for an epileptic circuit. J.Neurosci., 24:9005-9014.
  • Wenzel HJ, Patel LS, Robbins CA, Emmi A, Yeung RS, Schwartzkroin PA (2004) Morphology of cerebral lesions in the Eker rat model of tuberous sclerosis. Act Neuropath. 108:97-108.
  • Galvan CD, Wenzel HJ, Dineley KT, Lam TT, Schwartzkroin PA, Sweatt JD, Swann JW (2003) Postsynaptic contributions to hipocampal network hyperexcitability induced by chronic activity blockade in vivo. Eur.J.Neurosci., 18:1861-1872.
  • McKhann GM, Wenzel HJ, Robbins CA, Sosunov AA & Schwartzkroin PA (2003) Mouse strain differences in kainic acid sensitivity, seizure behavior, mortality, and hippocampal pathology. Neuroscience, 122:551-561.
  • Lopantsev V, Tempel BL & Schwartzkroin PA (2003) Hyperexcitability of CA3 pyramidal cells in mice lacking the Kv1.1 potassium channel. Epilepsia, 44:1506-1512.
  • Bough KJ, Schwartzkroin PA, Rho, JM (2003) Calorie restriction and ketogenic diet minish neuronal excitability in rat dentate gyrus in vivo. Epilepsia, 44:752-760.
  • Wenzel,H.J., Robbins, C.A., Tsai,L.-H. and Schwartzkroin,P.A. (2001) Abnormal morphological and functional organization of the hippocampus in a p35 mutant model of cortical dysplasia assocaited with spontaneous seizures. J.Neurosci., 21:983-998.