Patrick R Hof

Patrick R Hof, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
  • PROFESSOR | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
  • PROFESSOR | Ophthalmology

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

Dr. Hof graduated from the School of Medicine of the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and is Dorothy and Irving Regenstreif Professor in the Nash Family Department of Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai where he directs the Glickenhaus Center for Successful Aging, and 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 neuropathology, and studies of brain evolution.  Dr. Hof is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Comparative Neurology, and is a Fellow of the American Association of Anatomists.

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Neuroscience [NEU]


MD, University of Geneva School of Medicine

The Scripps Research Institute